Tag Archive for Michele Martinez

AD-69 Dueling Endorsements and Fundraisers..and a Debate!

There’s a whirlwind of activity in the hotley contested AD-69 race and word of the first debate.  AD-69 candidate Francisco Barragan tells us a debate is being organized by Dr. Guadalupe Mata, of Los Amigos in Santa Ana.  The debate will be conducted in Spanish.  There is no date and time for the debate and Barragan…

AD-69 Push Poll Clarity

A recent poll for AD-69 was leaked around mid week and while it represents the first such polling in the hotly contested AD-69 race, we’re skeptical of the results.  The poll from David Binder Research shows a dead heat between OC Clerk Recorder Tom Daly and Republican Robert Hammond.  This is a district that is…

Pulido Stumps for Martinez

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido sent out an email invitation for an upcoming fundraiser for AD-69 candidate and former Mayoral opponent Michele Martinez. The Mayor spoke to about 18 volunteers who attended Martinez’s campaign kick off a few weeks back after speaking on the councilwoman’s behalf at her Chapter One campaign kick off in November.…

Julio Perez wins Major Endorsement at CADem Convention

Julio Perez

Julio Perez won a major endorsement from California Young Democrats Saturday evening at their meeting during the California Democratic Party Convention in San Diego. The endorsement from CYD adds significant support to the endorsement he received from the Orange County Young Democrats in January. Jose Vargas, Chair of Orange County Democrats told me; “The Young Democrats will prioritize the devotion of all available resources to support their endorsed candidates.”

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…