Audette secures endorsement from the American Council in Assembly District 1 campaign

The Tenessa Audette for state Assembly District 1 campaign proudly announces the endorsement of Tenessa Audette by the esteemed American Council, a leading advocacy organization representing tens of thousands of families across California.

In a statement, Tanner DiBella, President of the American Council, emphasized the qualities that make Tenessa Audette a standout candidate — “This moment requires leaders with integrity, character, and courage — three qualities that perfectly represent Tenessa Audette. Tenessa is a true servant leader who has the experience and grit needed in the state legislature. The American Council represents tens of thousands of families across California, and we are honored to endorse Tenessa for California State Assembly.”

Audette expressed gratitude for the endorsement, stating, “I am truly honored to receive the endorsement of the American Council. Their commitment to representing the voices of families aligns with my vision for a stronger and more resilient California. I look forward to working together to address the needs of our community and championing the values that matter most to the people of State Assembly District 1.”

The endorsement from the American Council adds significant momentum to the Tenessa Audette campaign, which has already gained the support of community leaders and organization across District 1 including Senator Shannon Grove, Assemblywoman Marie Waldron, Shasta County Supervisor Mary Rickert, Modoc County Supervisor Geri Bryne, Modoc County Supervisor Ned Coe, El Dorado County Supervisor George Turnboo, Siskiyou County Supervisor Ray Haupt, Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett, retired Shasta County Sheriff Jim Pope, Amador County Sheriff Gary Redman, Redding City Councilwoman Julie Winter, Redding City Councilman Jack Munns, Los Rios Community College District Trustee John Knight, the Placer County Republican Party, and the El Dorado County Republican Party.

Audette currently serves as Mayor of Redding, is a small business owner, has managed numerous successful campaigns, and is happily married to Jeff Audette. Together, they have three outstanding teenagers – Grace (Kat), Annabelle, and Jaxon. In addition, Audette has four years experience working in the state legislature and has taught constitutional principles for the last six years.For more information about Tenessa Audette’s campaign, endorsements, and volunteer opportunities, visit