As we roll into the Memorial Day weekend we have an update on the campaign cash race in the 69th Assembly District contest. The reports provide detailed insight into who supports who, and how much money is being tossed in the direction of the candidates.
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Campaign reports filed yesterday in the 69th Assembly district race for the period between January 1st through March 17th give Labor activist Julio Perez a lead of about $17,633 in fundraising over his closest challenger. For the last filing period, Perez raised $68,070.84.…
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Michele Martinez allegedly claimed the Pala Band of Mission Indians were planning to “come in big with some I.E.’s,” presumably for her. A tribal spokesman Doug Elmets tried to put distance between her campaign and the tribe. Campaign finance reports contradict his statement.
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Julio Perez holds the fundraising lead in the 69th Assembly contest based on campaign finance reports submitted today. Perez reported raising 114,747.27 for the 2011 year. Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez holds the position of runner-up having raised a surprising $100,299.00 including a $15,700 loan she made to her campaign.
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Back a few weeks ago, when Santa Ana Assistant City Manager Cindy Nelson announced her retirement, Councilman Sal Tinajero spoke to the Voice of OC about the transition. He described the departures of Nelson and City Attorney James Fletcher as…
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One of the simplest things for a candidate or elected official to do is to file their campaign finance reports on time. The first pre-election statements were due to the Santa Ana City Clerk by 5 pm on Tuesday. As of 5 pm Wednesday, Tinajero had not filed his required report and according to the City Clerk, Tinajero had told her it would be filed some time today.
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Fourth District Supervisor candidate Lorri Galloway has reported a payment of $850 to the same property management company that she was renting her home from. “Galloway said the payment was not for rent for her personal living quarters â€” it was for her campaign headquarters, which was on the same property.