Supervisor Holly Mitchell addresses the crowd during the re-election kick-off campaign. (Karim Sahli)

Cheers of “Holly! Holly!” filled the air as Holly Mitchell kicked-off her campaign for re-election to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

Labor leaders, elected officials, and residents of District #2 were among the diverse coalition backing Mitchell during the rally on Jan. 27, at Jim Gilliam Park.   Supporters, who came from South L.A. to the South Bay, included U.S. Congresswoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove, Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, Compton Mayor Emma Sharif, and Yvonne Wheeler, president of the L.A. County of Federation.

Elected officials from across the 2nd District endorse Mitchell. (Karim Sahli)

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Also endorsing Mitchell were Sen. Steven Bradford, Assemblymember Isaac Bryan, L.A. Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Mark Gonzalez, chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party, and members ofBlack Women for Wellness Action Project, Southwest Regional Carpenters, and the Beach Cities Democratic Club.Mitchell is on the March 5th primary election ballot to continue serving the residents of Los Angeles County’s Second District which includes the cities of Carson, Compton, Culver City, Gardena, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Lawndale, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and portions of Los Angeles.

Mitchell greets supporters of her re-election campaign. (Karim Sahli)