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Endorsements

Rusty Bailey
Mayor of Riverside

Riverside is at a crossroads and needs a leader who cares more about our resident's well-being than partisan politics. Patricia has proven her ability to work across party lines to deliver results. From improved graduation rates, working to save the cross on Mt. Rubidoux, and delivering funding to build the Santa Ana River Trail, Patricia Lock Dawson gets things done.

Ron Loveridge
Former Mayor

Patricia has a proven ability to successfully take on the tough challenges. As mayor, Patricia will implement the necessary bold strategies to reduce homelessness by getting people off the streets now and increasing our housing supply. She is the candidate that will get the job done.

Riverside City Firefighters Association
Firefighters Association
Tim Strack, President

Enhancing Riverside's quality of life and ensuring safety of all have been a passion for Patricia for decades. Riverside's firefighters proudly support Patricia for Mayor because she has the vision and commitment to make all our neighborhoods safer.

Lou Correa
U.S. Congressman

Patricia is an inclusive coalition builder who knows how to balance all sides of an issue. She is what is needed now, more than ever, in our divisive and challenging environment. Patricia works across the aisle with ease, focusing on solutions, not ideology. She is what Riverside needs now.

Richard Roth
CA State Senator

Patricia is the candidate with the necessary experience to continue moving Riverside forward. As mayor, Patricia will ensure all Riverside residents have the opportunity to prosper and raise their families in safe, thriving neighborhoods.

Karen Spiegel
Riverside County Supervisor

​​Patricia’s commitment to building consensus among diverse stakeholders is only matched by her ability to deliver results. Riverside needs a forward thinking mayor who isn’t afraid to make hard policy decisions. Patricia’s commitment to strong financial controls, coupled with her expertise in strategic planning is just what Riverside residents need to lead the city into the future.

Acquanetta Warren
Mayor of Fontana

Patricia is a strong, passionate, and effective leader who will fight for the people of Riverside. She recognizes that Riverside and Fontana share similar challenges and opportunities and she is committed to working together as a regional coalition to improve our quality of life.

Kathy Allavie
President, RUSD Board

I have worked with Patricia for a decade on the RUSD Board of Education. She has impressed me with her no-nonsense approach to issues and her ability to get to the heart of a matter. As Mayor of our city, I can see her being the strong leader we need. Patricia will be a mayor we can all be proud of.

Brent Lee
RUSD Board Trustee

Riverside families need a mayor who will prioritize education and housing affordability, without jeopardizing our quality of life. Patricia Lock Dawson is the right person for the job. She has committed her life to advocating for our children, protecting our parks and open spaces, and finding common sense solutions. Please join me in supporting Patricia for mayor.

Dell Roberts
Community Leader

Patricia has a heart for Riverside families and for doing the right thing. Most importantly she listens and is an advocate for justice. Patricia is the candidate that will be the inclusive mayor we need. She’s humble and hardworking. In simple terms, I’d rather have a do-er than a talker.

The Press Enterprise

Navigating the city out of its budgetary morass will take somebody with business moxie, extensive experience working with state and local entities and persuasive abilities to bring along a sometimes lackadaisical council. For Riverside, Patricia Lock Dawson is the best suited to do that.

Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds
Black Voice News

Riverside, and our larger society, are in a time of great challenge and change. We need a mayor that will be a reliable voice to cut through the challenges, find common ground, and bring about meaningful change. I have known Patricia for over a decade and am confident in her abilities to be the inclusive leader that will bring the right people to the table to uplift our community and get the job done for Riverside.

Team PLD

Patricia is known for her ability to put people over politics and deliver results. Her broad base of support comes from Riversiders that know she’ll get the job done.

Riverside City Firefighters Association

Riverside City Teachers Association

Riverside Taxpayers Association

Inland Empire Taxpayers Association

Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce PAC

Building Industry Association

Inland Empire Business PAC

Inland Valley Association of Realtors

California Apartment Association

The Press-Enterprise

United States Congressman Lou Correa

California State Senator Richard Roth

California State University Trustee Jane Carney

Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jefferies

Riverside County Supervisor Karen Spiegel

Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington

Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Hewitt

Riverside County Treasurer Jon Christensen

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey

Riverside City Councilmember Chuck Conder

Riverside City Councilmember Jim Perry

Fontana Mayor Acquanetta Warren

Corona Mayor Jim Steiner

Moreno Valley City Councilmember Carla Thorton, Ph.D

Redlands City Councilmember Toni Momberger

Riverside Community College District Trustee Virginia Blumenthal

Riverside Unified School District President Kathy Allavie

Riverside Unified School District Trustee Brent Lee

Riverside Unified School District Trustee Tom Hunt

Alvord Unified School District Trustee Robert Schwandt

Jurupa Unified School District Trustee Melissa Ragole

San Bernardino City Board of Education President Hardy Brown II

Former Assemblymember Brian Nestande

Former Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione

Former Riverside County Supervisor Tom Mullen

Former Riverside County Board of Education Member Sue Rainey

Former Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge

Former Riverside City Councilmember Mike Gardner

Former Riverside City Councilmember Steve Adams

Former City Council member Ed Adkison

Former Riverside City Councilmember Maureen Kane

Former Riverside City Councilmember Laura Pearson-Densmore

Former Jurupa Valley Mayor & City Councilmember Laura Roughton

Former Riverside Unified School District Trustee Gayle Cloud

Former Alvord Unified School District Trustee Ben Johnson

Former Alvord Unified School District Trustee Zack Earp

Former Director Riverside Western Municipal Water District Tom Evans

Former Candidate for Riverside Mayor (March Primary) Rich Gardner

Former Publisher of The Press-Enterprise Marcia McQuern

Riverside Public Utilities Board Member Ana Miramontes

Riverside Public Utilities Board Member Andrew Walcker

Riverside Planning Commissioner Judy Teunissen

Riverside Planning Commissioner Sean Mill

Riverside Parks & Recreation Commissioner Becky Whatley

Riverside Transportation Commissioner Rico Alderette

Riverside Transportation Commissioner Jose Armas

Riverside Budget Engagement Commissioner Bob Mendez

Riverside Charter Review Chairman Jack Clarke Jr.

Riverside Charter Review Commissioner Chani Beeman

Riverside Charter Review Commissioner Dave Bristow

Riverside Human Relations Commissioner Kathleen Barth

Riverside Human Relations Commissioner Aram Ayra

Riverside Cultural Heritage Board Member Philip Falcone

Riverside Cultural Heritage Board Member Nancy Parrish

Duane & Kelly Roberts, Owners of The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Rose Mayes

Dell & Carmen Roberts

Gordon Bourns

Kristen Bristow

Vicky & Jon Medina

Suzanne Armas

Bob & Charlotte McKenzie

Lamitra Baez

Jennifer Vaughn-Blakely & Tony Blakely

Philip & Linda Rosentrater

Connie Ranson

Judy Nicols

Steve Johnson

Lorna & Richard Jenkins

Gigi & Duncan Banks

Warren & Jennifer Avery

Pete Hollenhorst

Miles & Heidi Thompson

Jamil Dada

Patsy Herrera

Teresa Rosales

Brenda Flowers

Finn & Holly Comer

Lisa Visingardi

Art & Peggy Littleworth

Sue Mitchell

Donna Michalka

Nancy Cox

Roger Clarke

Cyndi Sandoval-Yancu

Jane Block

Sue Johnson

Dorothy Hernandez

Ken Noller

Yurida Nava

Clifford Smith

Cony Martinez, Ph.D

Brad Alewine

Michelle Ouellette

Javier Castillo

Kristie Elton

Pete & Joanie Densmore

Paula Pabalan

Woody & Renee Dutton

Mariana Robles

Mark Rubin

Phil & Ethel Rizzo

Charlotte Davidson

Jim & Debbi Guthrie

Chuck & Katie Krieger

Andrea McCormick

Doug & Barbara Shackelton

Azin Mobasher

John & Trish Field

Aaron Norris

Benoit & Kathy Malphettes

Adriana Castillo

David St. Pierre

Sorelle Ellis

Toni Moore

Virginia Field

Carrie & Todd Ridgeway

Rickerby Hinds

Erin Phillips

Jennifer & Damien O’Farrell

Tim & Casey Jackson

Justin & Lindy Pardee

Phyllis Crabtree

Ben Guizlo

Andrea Reagan

Eric & Francie Johnson

Diana Renteria

Peter Hubbard

Linda Jenkins

Lucia Mirande

Matt Pim

Carla Lidner Baum

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