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Updated May 20, 2022

Voters in the LA DMA need to see, and likely primary voters who are younger, Latino, and/or Democratic district-wide on the go need to see and read that Cristina Garcia has been criticized for making hateful comments against minorities and LGBT Californians. This is especially true of voters in Downey/Huntington Park/Bell who are on the go.

Update: Moving forward, it is important that Latino and/or Democratic voters over the age of 45 see and read this as well.

  • She once told colleagues that she wanted “to punch the next Asian person I see in the face.” (BACKUP)
  • Cristina openly admitted she used a homophobic slur to describe a gay colleague in the Assembly. (BACKUP)

Her comments were widely condemned.