Tag Archive for Jose Solorio

Perez, Martinez Tout Endorsements for AD-69

Labor activist Julio Perez and Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez can both tout endorsements in their race for AD-69.  Perez announced an endorsement from Democracy For America-OC chapter while Martinez got a very personal endorsement from fellow Santa Ana councilman Vincent Sarmiento. From the DFA-OC endorsement: “Julio Perez will be the progressive champion we…

Frenemys – Battle Lines in the 69th Assembly District Primary

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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.

Martinez Opens Assembly Campaign Office Saturday

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Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez will host a grand opening event this Saturday, January 14 at her new campaign headquarters in Santa Ana. The office is located at 217 N. Main Street, #116, Santa Ana, CA.  Martinez is a candidate for the open Assembly seat in the 69th district.  The seat is currently held by Assembly member…

Two Watchdog Agencies Give Former Durkee Victims Some Wiggle Room

The LA Daily News reported today that victimized former clients of political treasurer Kindee Durkee are getting some leeway as they resolve their accounts. According to the paper, the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) and the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission issued advice letters Thursday granting additional time for those candidates who lost money…

Jordan Brandman to announce a run for Anaheim City Council

Anaheim school board member Jordan Brandman will announce his candidacy for the Anaheim City Council at an event next week.  Brandman, one of the Democratic Party’s youngest and most successful elected officials, has already lined up considerable support for his candidacy. Here’s the flyer for his event:   Brandman has, in a short time, established…

A New Chapter One for Santa Ana Politics?

State Assemblyman Jose Solorio is at an interesting crossroads in his political career.  He’s termed out in the State Assembly and was one of the biggest victims in the expanding Kindee Durkee scandal.  And he held court during the formal announcement of Santa Ana Council member Michele Martinez’s intentions to run for his seat in AD-69,…