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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Latino Victory Fund endorsed Councilman Roberto Treviño for San Antonio City Council District 1 and Councilwoman Ana Sandoval for San Antonio City Council District 7. This is the first time Latino Victory endorses in a city council race in Texas.

Latino Victory Fund Interim President Melissa Mark-Viverito issued the following statement on Councilman Roberto Treviño’s endorsement:

“Since getting elected to the San Antonio City Council, Councilman Roberto Treviño has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for his constituents. Whether it is fighting to protect their civil rights, addressing San Antonio’s infrastructure problems, or creating bold initiatives that help the most vulnerable, he leads with conviction and delivers real results. Latino Victory Fund stands proud with Councilman Robert Treviño because he’s the best candidate to continue fighting for the people of San Antonio.”

Latino Victory Fund Interim President Melissa Mark-Viverito issued the following statement on Ana Sandoval’s endorsement:

“Councilwoman Ana Sandoval embodies the true meaning of the American Dream. The value of hard work she learned from her parents made her the leader she is today. Without a doubt, Councilwoman Sandoval is the strongest and most qualified candidate to represent District 7 in the San Antonio City Council. From working to improve San Antonio’s infrastructure to making local government more accessible and transparent, San Antonians know that they can count on Councilwoman Ana Sandoval to get things done.”

ABOUT LATINO VICTORY

The Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee working to grow Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government. From school boards, to the Senate, to the White House, Latino Victory identifies, recruits, and develops candidates for public office while building a permanent base of Latino donors to support them.

During the historic 2018 cycle, Latino Victory targeted more seats and endorsed more candidates than in any previous cycle — 58 candidates with 43 victories (68% of the winning candidates were Latinas).