Assemblywoman Dr. Akilah Weber Endorses Dr. Jasmeet Bains for Assembly
Today, Dr. Jasmeet Bains’ campaign for Assembly District 35 announced the endorsement of Assemblywoman and Dr. Akilah Weber.
“Dr. Jasmeet Bains is the clear choice to serve the Central Valley in the State Assembly,” said Assemblywoman Weber. “Dr. Bains has dedicated her life to delivering healthcare to some of our most underserved communities and understands that rebuilding after the pandemic will require the kind of leadership that puts California’s families and their well-being first. I am proud to support Dr. Bains and know she will be an incredibly partner in the State Assembly.”
Dr. Akilah Weber was elected to represent California's 79th Assembly District in April 2021. She is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, and the founder and past director of the Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology Division at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. She also served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences at UCSD. Prior to her election to the State Assembly, Dr. Weber served on the La Mesa City Council.
Dr. Jasmeet Bains said: “What a true honor to have the support of Dr. Akilah Weber, one of our state’s most dedicated and passionate public servants. I know that we will be great partners in the Assembly, working to deliver for our students, families and those struggling in the wake of the pandemic. From increasing access to affordable healthcare, to ensuring all Californians have the clean air and water they deserve, I will never stop fighting for our Valley.”
Since announcing her campaign in November, Dr. Bains has continued to rack up endorsements from local leaders, organizations representing frontline health care workers, education leaders and others. Assemblywoman Weber joins the AAPI Legislative Caucus, the California Medical Association, the California Academy of Family Physicians, Senators Melissa Hurtado, Richard Pan, and Dave Min, and more in supporting Dr. Bains’ candidacy.
The primary election will be held on June 7, 2022.