Tag Archive for David Benavides

Gavin Newsom Backs Benavides for Mayor

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Backs David Benavides for Mayor Newsom Says Benavides “Has What It Takes” to Move Santa Ana Forward   Santa Ana, CA– Calling him the leader Santa Ana needs to continue its progress, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom today announced his support of David Benavides in his campaign for Mayor of Santa…

Pulido Gets Hit With Negative Mail in Santa Ana

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The most closely watched mayoral contest in Orange County is between Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido and Councilman David Benavides. Santa Ana mailboxes recently received a hit piece against Pulido from an independent expenditure campaign, Stand Up Santa Ana Coalition. The mail piece asks “Why do local leaders and police officers oppose Mayor Miguel Pulido?” on one side. On the…

OC Register Editorial Board Endorsements give a leg up to Republicans who decline Union Money/Endorsments

I check out the OC Register’s editorial pages daily as they cycle through interviews with candidates for office and then note their endorsements in editorials.  To my surprise (not), endorsements are typically granted to Republican candidates who follow the Baugh Doctrine, a manifesto of sorts that locks Republicans into a position to decline contributions from…