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Melissa Fox surpasses $250,000 raised on Assembly bid

In another indication of her increasing momentum in the race for Assembly District 68, today Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox’s campaign announced that it had topped $250,000 raised for the upcoming March primary election.

Reflecting on the impressive fundraising total, Fox commented:

“I am deeply honored to have the support our campaign has received from people throughout the district, and I want to thank the widespread coalition of women’s groups, labor organizations, local leaders, environmental organizations, grassroots activists and small business groups who have stood by me and showed their confidence in the viability of my campaign. Reaching this benchmark is a testament to the strength of my campaign and the growing sentiment that it is time for common sense leadership. I look forward to expanding our efforts in the weeks and months ahead and am excited for the Blue Wave to reach the 68th District.”

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.

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This article was released by Melissa Fox for State Assembly 2020.