Palos Verdes Estates Mayor George F. Bird Jr. this week announced his endorsement of , Democratic candidate for the 66th Assembly District seat.
The Republican mayor initially endorsed , who .
"I initially endorsed Nathan Mintz because he is a moderate Republican who shares my views on the social issues of our time," Bird said in a statement. "I now proudly endorse Al Muratsuchi because he is moderate Democrat and I agree with his positions on a woman's right to choose and the rights of all individuals to marry."
Muratsuchi, of Torrance, and , of Rolling Hills Estates, will now face each other in the November election for the 66th Assembly District seat.
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