Hispanic Leadership Fund’s PAC Endorses Candidates for Congress

November 3, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund’s Political Action Committee today announced the endorsements of several candidates running for Congress.

“Our nation’s leaders must establish common-sense policies in Washington that promote an environment where small businesses can create jobs, hard-working families keep more of what they earn, and government overspending does not leave our children with crushing debt,” said Mario H. Lopez, President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund.  “We are proud to endorse these candidates who will continue promoting economic growth and job creation.”

The list of endorsed candidates:

  • Francisco “Quico” Canseco (U.S. House of Representatives, Texas 23)
  • Ted Cruz (U.S. Senate, Texas)
  • Gary DeLong (U.S. House of Representatives, California 47)
  • Mario Diaz-Balart (U.S. House of Representatives, Florida 25)
  • Bill Flores (U.S. House of Representatives, Texas 17)
  • Orrin Hatch (U.S. Senate, Utah)
  • Jamie Herrera Beutler (U.S. House of Representatives, Washington 3)
  • Raul Labrador (U.S. House of Representatives, Idaho 1)
  • Todd Long (U.S. House of Representatives, Florida 9)
  • Connie Mack IV (U.S. Senate, Florida)
  • Abel Maldonado (U.S. House of Representatives, California 24)
  • Jessica Puente Bradshaw (U.S. House of Representatives, Texas 34)
  • Reid Ribble (U.S. House of Representatives, Wisconsin 8)
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (U.S. House of Representatives, Florida 27)
  • John Tavaglione (U.S. House of Representatives, California 41)
  • Scott Tipton (U.S. House of Representatives, Colorado 3)
  • David Valadao (U.S. House of Representatives, California 21)

HLF’s Political Action Committee supports candidates that promote policy goals and the organization’s vision of opportunity and prosperity for all Americans.  Political endorsements are part of voter education efforts aimed at highlighting candidates’ positions on issues critical to the Hispanic community and America’s economic recovery.

The Hispanic Leadership Fund is an advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening working families by promoting common-sense public policy solutions rooted in free enterprise, limited government, and individual freedom.  HLF is the first and only center-right advocacy organization run entirely by Latino political professionals.