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Matt Jacobs endorsed by California Republican Party

February 17, 2022

Jacobs Endorsed by Unanimous Vote

Thousand Oaks, CA – Matt Jacobs, former federal prosecutor who successfully spent his career prosecuting America’s worst enemies – child sex traffickers, mafia bosses, and high-level al-Qaeda terrorists – received, by unanimous vote, the endorsement of the California Republican Party for the 26th Congressional District. 

“I’m honored to have the California Republican Party’s endorsement,” said Jacobs. CAGOP stands firmly for values we all hold dear – individual liberty, limited government, free enterprise, and equality of opportunity. Their endorsement demonstrates that our campaign has the momentum to take back this seat – record-breaking off-year fundraising, an energetic grassroots ground game getting our message out to thousands of voters at the door, and broad local, statewide and national support. I’m thrilled to work alongside state and local Party leaders who care so deeply about our community and country.”

In addition to the California Republican Party, Matt Jacobs has been endorsed by:


  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy House Republican Leader 
  • Rep. Ken Calvert 
  • Rep. Young Kim 
  • Rep. Doug LaMalfa 
  • Rep. Jay Obernolte 
  • Rep. Michelle Steel 
  • Rep. David Valadao 
  • Former Rep. Mimi Walters 


  • Ventura County Republican Party
  • Ventura County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association 
  • Ventura County Professional Peace Officers’ Association 
  • National Latino Peace Officers Association, Advocacy
  • Judge Steven Hintz Ventura County Treasurer-Tax Collector
  • Kelly Long Ventura County Supervisor
  • Keith Mashburn Mayor of Simi Valley 
  • Mike Judge Councilmember of Simi Valley
  • Frank Visco Former Chairman of the CAGOP 
  • Mike Osborn Former Chairman of Ventura County Republican Party 
  • Tony Strickland Former State Senator 
  • Mike Antonovich, Former Los Angeles County Supervisor 
  • Denis Weber Councilmember / Former Mayor of Agoura Hills 
  • Mike Morgan Former Mayor / Councilmember of Camarillo 
  • Barbra Williamson Former Councilmember of Simi Valley 
  • Dallas Lawrence Las Virgenes Unified School District Board Member

In addition to his strong grassroots organization, Jacobs is the Republican fundraising leader in CA-26 raising $850,000 in 2021 — the most ever by a challenger in CA-26 in the non-election year. Cycle-to-date, Matt Jacobs has outraised incumbent Democrat Julia Brownley in individual contributions.