Huntington Beach, CA–Former United States Congressman Chris Cox (R-Orange County) has endorsed Greg Haskin in the 72nd Assembly District.
“Greg Haskin has the experience and maturity needed in Sacramento as well as a deep commitment to conservative principles of government,” said Cox.
Cox served as Senior Associate Counsel to President Ronald Reagan prior to being elected to Congress and representing Orange County for 17 years. He was nominated by President George W. Bush to be the 28th Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, where he served from 2005 to 2009.
Until recently, Greg Haskin was Sr. Director of Government Affairs for PepsiCo and past President of the California/Nevada Beverage Association. He is a board member for Plastics Recycling Corporation of California, Cal Retailers, Keep California Beautiful, and the USC Unruh Ambassadors mentor program.
Prior to joining PepsiCo, Greg served as a top advisor to former United States Congressman Chris Cox and as Executive Director of the Republican Party of Orange County. Greg holds a Doctorate in Public Policy from USC. He has been married for 34 years to Carrie, an elementary school principal. They have two adult children.
Cox joins other well-known Orange County leaders in endorsing Haskin, including former Assembly Republican Leader Scott Baugh, and Senator Janet Nguyen.