Santa Monica, CA -- Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board Member Ben Allen was endorsed today in his campaign for the 26th State Senate District by Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse.
“Ben Allen is a dedicated public servant who will be a leader in Sacramento on critical issues such as education, protecting the environment, and ensuring we have clean and transparent government,” said Bosse. “Based on his record of serving his community on the School Board, I feel confident that, as a State Senator, Allen will always be responsive to the needs and concerns of Beverly Hills residents.”
"Lili Bosse is a dedicated public servant who has devoted herself to the residents of Beverly Hills,” said Ben Allen. “It is a great privilege to have her endorsement. She’s committed to her community and is an excellent constituency mayor and education advocate.”
Lili Bosse was first elected to the Beverly Hills City Council in 2011, winning every single precinct and receiving the highest number of votes of any candidate. She was sworn in as Mayor of Beverly Hills this year. She has become notable for her use of social media and her weekly “Walk with the Mayor” events, which have proven extremely popular. She previously served as a City Commissioner on the Beverly Hills Traffic, Fine Arts, and Planning Commissions and is the former president of the Beverly Hills Education Foundation.
Bosse joins a number of prominent Beverly Hills elected and appointed officials who are backing Allen for the 26th State Senate District race including former Mayor Steve Webb, Beverly Hills School Board President Noah Margo, Beverly Hills School Board Vice President Brian Goldberg, former Beverly Hills School Board President Steven Fenton, former Beverly Hills School Board President AJ Willmer, and Beverly Hills Planning Commission Chairman Brian Rosenstein, as well as the Beverly Hills-West Hollywood Democratic Club.
Ben Allen is a native of Santa Monica, CA, a two-term school board member with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, a teacher of education law and policy at UCLA School of Law, a University of California Regent-Emeritus, and an attorney with Richardson & Patel LLP. Allen is a candidate for the California State Senate in the 26th District, which includes Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Westwood, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, Playa Del Rey, Westchester, El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Santa Catalina Island, and San Clemente Island.
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