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Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) Endorses Dr. Jasmeet Bains for Re-Election

Dr. Jasmeet Bains continues to dominate the race for the 35th Assembly District, with the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) throwing its early support behind Dr. Bains’ re-election.

Incorporated in 1953 as a professional federation of local, state, and federal law enforcement Associations, PORAC represents over 78,000 public safety members and over 950 associations, making it the largest law enforcement organization in California and the largest statewide association in the nation. PORAC’s members provide Californians with the safety and security they need to feel protected in their homes and on our streets, identifying the public safety needs in our communities and providing critically needed programs to meet those changing needs.

PORAC President Brian Marvel said: “Dr. Jasmeet Bains has demonstrated her unwavering commitment to public safety, which is government’s most essential responsibility – protecting our families and communities. From fearlessly standing up for our children against human trafficking, to fighting the horrific fentanyl epidemic, that have devastated too many lives, to ensuring law enforcement has the necessary tools and support to do their jobs safely. Dr. Bains has shown she is the strong champion we need in the State Assembly. PORAC is proud to endorse Dr. Jasmeet Bains and we fully support her reelection.”

Dr. Jasmeet Bains said: “I am incredibly honored to have the support of PORAC, whose members work in some of the toughest conditions with a high level of professionalism and courage. I’m looking forward to another term in the Assembly and continuing to work with PORAC and others in making the Valley an even safer place to raise our families.”

About Dr. Jasmeet Bains

The daughter of immigrant parents from India, Dr. Jasmeet Bains grew up in the Valley and watched her father build a business from the ground up, starting as an auto mechanic and ultimately owning successful car dealerships. Today, Dr. Bains is a family doctor providing primary healthcare as well as addiction treatment throughout the Valley and a champion for children, fighting to improve health outcomes for vulnerable communities while increasing opportunities for all. A political newcomer, Dr. Jasmeet Bains was first elected to represent the 35th Assembly District in 2022 by an overwhelming margin of victory, becoming the first Sikh American and woman of Indian American descent to be elected to the State Legislature.

The primary election will be held on March 5, 2024.

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