Four of the five Tracy City Council members have endorsed Leroy Ornellas for the open 5th State Senate District seat that includes Lodi and Galt.
Ornellas was endorsed by Tray Mayor Brent Ives, Mayor Pro Tem Michael Maciel and Councilmen Steve Abercrombie and Bob Elliott.
Ornellas, a Tracy dairyman, is a San Joaquin County supervisor. He is running against Republican Assemblyman Bill Berryhill, who recently moved from Ceres to Stockton, and Democrat Cathleen Galgiani of Livingston.
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