The Valley Industry Association (VIA), an organization that has been representing business interests throughout the Santa Clarita Valley for nearly 40 years, announced its endorsement of Michele Jenkins on Sept. 28.

“The Valley Industry Association is always working to advance opportunities for local businesses and works to connect business with the community,” Hillary Broadwater, chairwoman of the VIA Board of Directors, said, adding that the association is proud to endorse candidates who support business and add value to the community.

“These candidates truly exemplify the qualities that VIA looks for in all of our members – connectivity, collaboration, community, and business,” VIA President Kathy Norris said. “We are proud to endorse candidates that share in our pro-business views and will work to continue connecting businesses with opportunities here in the Santa Clarita Valley.”

The 2020 general election is scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 3.