It may be a coincidence, but I doubt it. Sometime between January 29th and Monday, February 13th, the listing of endorsements on Michele Martinez’s Assembly campaign website disappeared.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 5 Comments
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…
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
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.”
by Dan Chmielewski • • 2 Comments
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…
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
Michele Martinez was quick to send out a press release yesterday highlighting her fundraising prowess in the race for campaign cash in the 69th Assembly district campaign. A look into those numbers reveals an exaggerated picture.
by Chris Prevatt • • 9 Comments
Michele Martinez allegedly claimed the Pala Band of Mission Indians were planning to “come in big with some I.E.’s,” presumably for her. A tribal spokesman Doug Elmets tried to put distance between her campaign and the tribe. Campaign finance reports contradict his statement.
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
Julio Perez holds the fundraising lead in the 69th Assembly contest based on campaign finance reports submitted today. Perez reported raising 114,747.27 for the 2011 year. Santa Ana City Councilwoman Michele Martinez holds the position of runner-up having raised a surprising $100,299.00 including a $15,700 loan she made to her campaign.