SOUTH BEND, IND. (CBS13) — Mayor Pete Buttigieg officially launched his presidential campaign today in South Bend, Indiana on Sunday.

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon was on stage, helping excite the crowd.

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Mayor Cabaldon told supporters in the packed building why he is supporting Buttigieg for president, specifically relating to Buttigieg as a fellow openly gay mayor.

Pete Buttigieg is the 18th Democrat to officially announce they are vying for the White House in 2020.