VICTORVILLE, CA - State Senator Sharon Runner today endorsed Brad Mitzelfelt (R-Victor Valley) for election to Congress in the new 8th District representing San Bernardino, Inyo and Mono Counties.
Senator Runner praised Mitzelfelt, a County Supervisor, for being a solid Reagan Republican and for creating a national award-winning program to save tax dollars and improve public safety by identifying violent illegal immigrant criminals in county jails for deportation.”
I am honored to have Senator Runners support in my effort to represent the deserts, mountains and valleys of the 8th Congressional District at the federal level, Mitzelfelt said. Senator Runner has been a great representative for our region and I fought by her side for the California Jobs Initiative ¬against crippling state regulations that could cost Californians 1 million jobs.
Mitzelfelt noted that he also worked with Senator Runner and her husband, former Senator George Runner, to keep neighborhoods safe from criminals and gangs and to protect children from sexual predators.
Brad served on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years and served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
He and his wife, Megan, have a two-year-old son and a newborn daughter.