Frazier, Torlakson endorse Wilson for Supervisor



Antioch City Councilmember Monica Wilson announced she has earned the endorsement of Assemblymember Jim Frazier (AD-11) and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson for her supervisorial campaign.

“In my time working with Monica Wilson, I have seen how she always prioritizes our community’s best interests,” said Frazier. “Whether it is making sure our families stay safe or bringing financial stability to our government, Monica is known for implementing real and lasting change. Antioch is better for her time on council, and the Board of Supervisors will greatly benefit from her experience. Monica Wilson is the clear choice for this position.”

Jim Frazier was elected to the California State Assembly to represent the 11th Assembly District in November 2012, where he now serves as Chairman of the Transportation Committee and sits on the Veteran Affairs Committee. A local small business owner, Frazier got involved in the community after a traumatizing car accident. Jim worked tirelessly for transportation infrastructure improvements to fix the road that has claimed so many lives. This work inspired him to continue serving the public, including serving as Mayor of Oakley

“I am honored to earn the support from Jim.” said Monica Wilson. “He and I believe in making our community a place that offers better opportunities to residents. I know Jim cares about being accessible to his constituents in order to hear their concerns, and this is a value that we share.”

Assembly District 11 overlaps East Contra Costa County’s Supervisorial District 3 with Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, and Discovery Bay. In November 2014, Frazier was reelected with 59.7% of the vote.



According to a March 31st post on Wilson’s campaign Facebook page –  “Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has endorsed my campaign!

Here’s what he said: ‘I’m supportive of Monica Wilson because she’s worked hard in partnering with the community to improve job training for our youth. We need more public servants like Monica. She has my full endorsement and support.’ ”

Torlakson is a former member of the State Senate, State Assembly and County Board of Supervisors all representing Antioch, as well as the Antioch City Council. He was a teacher and cross country coach at Antioch High School.

Wilson lives in Antioch and received her M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix and her B.A. from Howard University. The seat is being vacated by outgoing Supervisor Mary Piepho. Contra Costa County’s Third Supervisorial District includes, Antioch, Oakley, Brentwood, and Discovery Bay. The primary election is June 7, 2016. For more information visit

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