The OC Register reported yesterday that AD-69 candidate Julio Perez may not live at the Santa Ana address he says he’s been living at because a process server trying to serve legal documents said a woman answered the door and claimed Perez didn’t live there. Perez lives on North Baker Street in Santa Ana; there…
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Calling him the best candidate, Santa Ana City Councilmember Sal Tinajero today announced his full endorsement of Julio Perez for the 69th Assembly District seat. Tinajero, who also serves as a public school teacher, has represented the communities that are in the newly drawn 69th District for the past 11 years.
Julio Perez won a major endorsement from California Young Democrats Saturday evening at their meeting during the California Democratic Party Convention in San Diego. The endorsement from CYD adds significant support to the endorsement he received from the Orange County Young Democrats in January. Jose Vargas, Chair of Orange County Democrats told me; “The Young Democrats will prioritize the devotion of all available resources to support their endorsed candidates.”
The 69th Assembly district contest has positioned democratic friends against friends, old guard versus next generation leaders, and unions against business interests. It’s a battle among frenemys in the Democratic Party. Adding fuel to the battle Julio Perez walked away on Saturday with the support of a majority of state party delegates supporting his endorsement.