Santee School Board Member Ken Fox has endorsed Randy Voepel for the 71st Assembly District.
"Randy has been a strong and effective leader for our community," said Fox. "As Mayor, he not only articulated a positive vision for our city, but he had the ability to implement that vision. Sacramento needs more leaders like Randy, and I know he'll be an effective representative for this district."
"Ken is an influential leader in this district, and his endorsement means a great deal to me," said Voepel. "He understands how we can improve education for all students, and I look forward to working with him while I am in Sacramento."
Santee School Board Member Ken Fox joins Assemblymember Brian Jones, El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells, El Cajon Councilmember Star Bales, El Cajon Councilmember Gary Kendrick, El Cajon CouncilmemberBob McClellan, Santee Councilmember John Minto, Santee Councilmember Rob McNelis, Santee Councilmember Ronn Hall, Cajon Valley Union School District President Justin Slagle, Padre Dam Municipal Water District Board President Doug Wilson, and the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County among Voepel’s early endorsers.
Originally elected to the Santee City Council in 1996, Voepel was elected Mayor in 2000. Voepel is a U.S. Navy veteran with two combat tours of duty in Vietnam. A graduate from Saint Leo University, he is a businessman in financial services specializing in corporate benefits. He and his wife Susan have two children and three grandchildren.
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