The Lincoln Club of Orange County has officially endorsed Diane Dixon (R-Newport Beach) for the 74thAssembly District. She is challenging freshman Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) for the seat.
“Diane Dixon has had a distinguished 40-year career as a business leader, and she has proven to be one of Orange County’s great conservative leaders during her time on the City Council,” said John Warner, President of the Lincoln Club of Orange County and a resident of the 74th District. “The 74th Assembly District is the best chance for Republicans to take back a state legislative seat in Orange County, and the Lincoln Club proudly endorses Diane Dixon as the best candidate to win this seat. The Lincoln Club urges all Republicans and conservatives to unite behind Diane Dixon. As a resident of the 74th District myself, I look forward to having Diane as my Assemblywoman.”
“Diane Dixon is the tax-fighter we need in Sacramento, and I am excited to have her as my next Assemblywoman,” said Teresa Hernandez, one of the Vice Presidents of the Lincoln Club of Orange County and a resident of the 74th District. “As a resident of Newport Beach, I have watched Mayor Dixon do an outstanding job balancing the city budget and paying down unfunded liabilities. I am proud of our Mayor and am behind her run for the State Assembly. She is the change we need in Sacramento.”
“It is an honor to be endorsed by the Lincoln Club, the oldest pro-business political organization in Orange County,” said Dixon. “I am proud that the Lincoln Club recognizes my record as a business executive and as a City Councilwoman to be the best fit for the residents of Orange County in the 74th Assembly District.”
Diane Dixon spent 40 years in the private sector as a business executive before being elected to the Newport Beach City Council in 2014. She is serving her second term as Mayor, and has served as Chair of the Water Quality and Tidelands Committee and member of the Finance Committee for nearly five years, including four years as Chair. During her tenure at City Hall, she has actively engaged city residents, holding over 23 town hall meetings, working closely with local business owners and residents to solve community problems, and initiating numerous neighborhood and community improvement programs.
An active member on several philanthropic community-based boards of directors for nearly four decades, Mayor Dixon has been married for 44 years to career prosecutor Pat Dixon, with whom she has a daughter, a former prosecutor, and three grandchildren.
The 74th Assembly District consists of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Laguna Woods, southern Huntington Beach, and most of Irvine.
This article was released by Diane Dixon for Assembly 2020.