L.A. Jobs PAC Endorses Christine Essel for L.A. City Council


September 24, 2009 11:00 am

LOS ANGELES, CA – The L.A. Jobs Political Action Committee (PAC) sponsored by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of Christine Essel for Los Angeles City Council, District 2.  Leading up to the December 8 runoff election, the L.A. Area Chamber, which represents more than 1,600 businesses in the greater Los Angeles region, will communicate with its members about the significance of this open City Council race and its endorsement of Ms. Essel.

“Our PAC believes that Christine Essel is the best candidate to represent the Second District,” said Gary Toebben, President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.  “The PAC was impressed by her extensive private-sector experience.  We feel she will be a strong leader in helping to improve the business climate and create good-paying jobs throughout the city.”

“I am honored to have the endorsement of the L.A. Jobs PAC sponsored by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce,” said Christine Essel.  “I am committed to working to attract and retain businesses – and jobs – in our city and I look forward to working with the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and its members to make L.A. more business-friendly.”

The decision to endorse Christine Essel for L.A. City Council was reached by the L.A. Jobs PAC Board of Trustees during a meeting on Wednesday, September 23, 2009.

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The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business in L.A. County. Founded in 1888, the Chamber promotes a prosperous economy and quality of life in the Los Angeles region. For more information, visit www.lachamber.com.


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