Senator Jim Nielsen Endorses Councilman Joe Patterson For Assembly

Rocklin, Calif.– Today, Republican small-business owner Joe Patterson announced receiving the endorsement of California State Senator Jim Nielsen in his campaign for State Assembly.

The endorsement is especially notable because in the State Senate, Senator Nielsen represents the City of Roseville, the largest city in the newly drawn 5th Assembly District.

“Joe is a strong conservative who understands the key issues facing our community. Joe understands the importance of building more water storage, improving fire protection and keeping criminals behind bars,” said Senator Jim Nielsen. “We need more leaders like Joe Patterson to take on the key issues to get our state back on track. That’s why I support Joe for State Assembly.”

Joe Patterson has quickly established himself as the leading candidate to replace Assemblyman Kevin Kiley who recently announced his campaign for Congress. Patterson most recently announced major endorsements from the Mayor of the City of Rocklin, the Mayor of the City of Lincoln as well as neighboring State Assemblyman James Gallagher.

The newly drawn 5th Assembly District is split between Placer and El Dorado Counties and includes the communities of Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills, Lincoln, Placerville, Rocklin, and Roseville. 

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