Our Valley Santa Clarita July/August 2016 - Page 12

Not Every Latino is a Democrat GROW Elect Candidates Succeed In June Primary Primary Election Day results are in: The ranks of successful GROW Elect candidates continue to increase as our June candidates advanced to the general election in November! We are proud of all of our candidates and look forward to many more great local candidates joining them in various fall races across the state. Here are just a few highlights from Tuesday’s primary election: Dante Acosta: Model for GROW Elect Success Dante Acosta’s strong showing in the primary makes him the favorite to win the seat for Assembly District 38 in November. He was by far the largest vote-getter in his primary election. His rise as an early 12 GROW Elect local candidate to become the Republican nominee for the state Assembly is a model for aspiring Latino candidates. GROW Elect supported Dante in his successful run for Santa Clarita City Council in 2014, and we were proud to support him when he decided