Wallis Campaign Starts Strong with over $100,000 Raised and Several Key Endorsements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Duane Dichiara February 1, 2022 (916) 997-4784
(Bermuda Dunes, CA) – Today, Republican Greg Wallis announced the official launch of his campaign for the new 47th Assembly District. Wallis has raised over $100,000 since opening his account in mid January. Wallis starts his campaign with several endorsements from key leaders in the region.
“Everyday Californians are struggling,” said Wallis. “In the Assembly, I’ll work to make this state safer, more livable, and affordable so that a generation from now – people aren’t talking about leaving. Instead, they want to stay and raise their families in our communities.”
Wallis is endorsed by several leaders across the district. Wallis is endorsed by San Bernardino County Supervisor Dawn Rowe. Mayor Linda Evans, Councilmember Steve Sanchez, Councilmember Robert Radi, and Councilmember John Pena from La Quinta. In Palm Desert, Wallis has been endorsed by Mayor Jan Harnik, Mayor Pro Tempore Sabby Jonathan, and Councilmember Gina Nestande. In Desert Hot Springs, Mayor Scott Matas has endorsed. Mayor Dana Reed and Mayor Pro Tempore Donna Griffith of Indian Wells have endorsed as well as Councilmember Mark Carnevale in Cathedral City. Desert Sands Unified School District Trustee Wendy Jonathan and Eastern Municipal Water District President Phil Paule have also formally endorsed Wallis’ campaign for the 47th Assembly District.
Greg is running to represent the 47th Assembly District because he believes California deserves better. As a third-generation Californian, he believes that our state should be the land of economic opportunity and social mobility. Greg’s core beliefs, namely the importance of hard work, independence, and perseverance, reflect the California mindset. By focusing on affordability, opportunity, and cutting-edge technology, Greg is confident he can help our region rise to the level of innovation California is known for.
Greg has spent his career in public policy, dedicated to finding ways to solve complex problems and make lives better for Californians. Greg and his wife, Desiree, live in Bermuda Dunes with their two dogs, Gunner and Harley.
The new 47th Assembly District is made up of two counties. Riverside County makes up 76% of the district while 24% is in San Bernardino. The largest city in the district is Yucaipa, followed by Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and Beaumont. While Democrats have a 3% voter registration advantage in the district, the Republican candidate at the top of the ticket won it in 2016 and carried it in the last midterm election in 2018.
To learn more about Greg and his campaign, go to gregwallis.org.