In yet another reflection of her widespread support amongst working men and women in her campaign for State Assembly District 68, Irvine Councilmember Melissa Fox earned the recommendation of the Orange County Labor Federation. The OC Labor Federation represents over 90 local unions and hundreds of thousands of working families in Orange County.
In a statement released in conjunction with the announced recommendation, OC Labor Federation Executive Director Gloria Alvarado commented:
“The Orange County Labor Federation proudly endorses Melissa Fox for State Assembly. Melissa has been a leader when it comes to fighting for all working families. During her time on the Irvine City Council, Melissa Fox has stood with workers to fight for dignity and respect. We are confident that Melissa will be a tireless fighter for a fairer and more prosperous economy in Sacramento.”
Recently, Fox’s campaign announced that she had outraised her opponent, Steven Choi, more than 2:1, with Fox’s campaign bringing in a significant $174,515, while Choi only raised $77,785.
A career-long attorney, Melissa Fox has served on the Irvine Council since 2016 after winning an at-large, citywide election. She also serves as a Director of the Orange County Fire Authority and previously served as Vice Chair of the Orange County Great Park. Melissa has been recognized for her dedication to fiscal responsibility by the Orange County Auditor-Controller with the “Orange County Taxpayer Watchdog Award.” Fox has also been honored for her dedication to children and families by earning the “Hero of Children Award” from the Child Abuse Protection Network.
Councilwoman Fox is the Founder and Senior Attorney at The Fox Firm, a civil law firm specializing in business law and public affairs. In addition, she serves as Southern Vice Chair of the Democratic Municipal Officials, California.
Her service on local and regional boards and agencies includes Community Energy Partnership, Library Advisory Board of Orange County Library System, Chair of the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee, and Chair of the Irvine Community Land Trust for Affordable Housing.
In 2016, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the 68th Assembly District by nearly 5-points.
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This article was released by Melissa Fox for State Assembly 2020.