Tag Archive for Michele Martinez

Violence raises its ugly head in 69th Assembly Campaign

Injuries sustained by Dignity PAC Volunteer canvassing in support of Julio Perez

On Sunday afternoon, a volunteer walking a precinct for the Orange County Labor Federation’s Dignity PAC on behalf of candidate Julio Perez was chased down and pushed to the ground by supporters of Councilwoman Michele Martinez. The volunteer received minor injuries and was forced to stop walking that precinct.

First Mail in 69th Assembly Race Drops for Julio Perez

Dignity PAC Mailer #1 (Julio Perez) , page 1

Titled “Meet Julio Perez,” a mailer from Dignity PAC, an Independent Expenditure committee formed by organized labor organizations in Orange County to support Julio Perez for Assembly, was distributed last week to voters in the 69th Assembly district. This is the first mail, that we are aware of, in the race.

OC COPS back Martinez for Assembly

Councilwoman Michele Martinez (Santa Ana)

Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez has picked up a significant endorsement in her race for AD-69 with the back of OC COPS, the Orange County Coalition of Police and Sheriffs.  Her announcement is below: OC Cops Back Michele Martinez for Assembly   Santa Ana, California –Michele Martinez’s Campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement…

OC Firefighters Endorse Daly for Assembly

The Orange County Professional Firefighters Association have decided to endorse Tm Daly for Assembly after endorsing Labor Activist Julio Perez earlier this month.  Here’s the press release that explains it all.  Dual endorsements in this race are all over the place from Assembly Jose Solorio’s dual endorsement of Daly and Santa Ana council member Michele…

Tom Daly’s AD-69 Campaign Gains Momentum

A combination of campaign experience, political savvy, and mis-steps by younger and less experienced opponents, combined with the self-destruction of the only Republican in the race, seem to be giving an edge to the AD-69 candidacy of OC Clerk Recorder Tom Daly. While’s he’s been running behind Labor leader Julio Perez and Santa Ana Council woman Michele…

What Made Michele Martinez Team Up with Van Tran?

Santa Ana City Council member and AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez made waves this weekend with a taped TV appearance on a Little Saigon TV program hosted by staunch Vietnamese conservative Van Tran.  Sporting a new black dye job, Martinez, sat across the table form Van Tran opposite a fake window set of New York City(!!??!!) to…