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Who Will Be Santa Ana’s Next Mayor?

Claudia Alvarez and Miguel Pulido

There’s a considerable amount of speculation that longtime Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido just might sit this fall’s election to focus on the FPPC investigation into the Mayor’s questionable real estate dealings. I’ll believe it when I see it, but should Pulido drop out, there’s no shortage of candidates who seek to replace him.

Tinajero is Santa Ana’s New Mayor Pro Tem

Santa Ana Council member Sal Tinajero is the city’s new Mayor Pro Tem by a unanimous vote of the City Council at last night’s meeting.  This is the result of a deal hammered out last summer after both Tinajero and Council member David Benavides pulled papers to run for Mayor and Tinajero withdrew to join…

Election Day: Seven Days Later

Ballot Count

Seven days ago, Orange County residents went to the polls to select their elected officials and decide several ballot initiatives. For most, the campaign ended on Tuesday. For some, the nail-biting continues into a second week.

Pulido Loses While Winning; Benavides Wins by Losing

Mayor Miguel Pulido won a decisive victory over his opponents in Tuesday’s election but will take the oath of office next month considerably weakened.  He was elected with less than 50 percent of the vote, he’s lost his closest allies on the council, there’s an unknown councilmember that might swing his way but at best…

Mayor Pulido announces key endorsements for re-election bid

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido Announces Key Endorsements for his Re-Election Campaign   Mayor’s High Name Recognition, Plus Accomplishments & Key Endorsements will Lead Him to Victory   Santa Ana – Today Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido announced major endorsements in support of his re-election campaign this November. His new list of endorsements now includes:…