Tag Archive for Michele Martinez

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…

SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEM KEVIN DE LEON BACKS MICHELE MARTINEZ FOR SUPERVISOR

Santa Ana, CA – State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León announced his endorsement of Santa Ana Councilwoman Michele Martinez’s campaign for Supervisor today. De León joins a long list of leaders who are supporting Martinez, including Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Assemblymember Tom Daly, Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon, Senator Ricardo Lara, Senator Tony Mendoza,…

THE ORANGE COUNTY ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION ENDORSES MICHELE MARTINEZ FOR SUPERVISOR

    Santa Ana, CA – The Orange County Attorneys Association (OCAA) announced their endorsement of Michele Martinez’s campaign for Supervisor today. Support from the organization gives Martinez’s campaign momentum as the November election draws near. In announcing its support, OCAA Treasurer Scott Van Camp released the following statement: “Michele Martinez is a proven advocate for…

BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL BACKS MICHELE MARTINEZ FOR SUPERVISOR

Michele Martinez

Santa Ana, CA – The Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council announced their endorsement of Michele Martinez’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor today. The Building Trades Council joins a high profile list of labor organizations supporting Martinez’s campaign, including the Orange County Federation of Labor and the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association.   In…

Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

DPOC Backs Michele Martinez for First District Supervisor

The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) voted overwhelmingly to endorse Santa Ana City Councilmember Michele Martinez’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor at Monday night’s general membership meeting. Following the vote, DPOC Chairman Henry Vandermeir released the following statement: “Democrats can count on Michele Martinez to fight for the values and priorities of our party.…