Senate Leader Atkins Issues Statement Regarding Dr. Weber’s Appointment as California Secretary of State
SACRAMENTO – Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) has issued the following statement regarding Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber’s historic appointment as California Secretary of State:
“I am thrilled to congratulate my good friend and fellow San Diegan, Dr. Shirley Weber, on her historic appointment as California’s Secretary of State. Dr. Weber has been an effective and passionate leader in affirming and protecting the rights of all. As Secretary of State she will not only fight to protect our vital right to vote, I know she will help ensure the workings of state government are visible and accessible to all Californians.”
Toni G. Atkins is President pro Tempore of the California Senate. Having previously served as Speaker of the California Assembly, she began her tenure in the Senate in 2016. As Senator for District 39, she represents the cities of San Diego, Coronado, Del Mar and Solana Beach.