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Melissa Fox earns support of California Democratic Party

In a reflection of her extensive support from grassroots Democrats in her campaign for Assembly District 68, Irvine Councilwoman Melissa Fox’s campaign announced that she garnered the endorsement of the California Democratic Party.

Fox released the following statement with the announced endorsement:

“As a longtime Democratic delegate, It’s incredibly humbling to have the support of the California Democratic Party. The grassroots activists that supported me over the weekend are the foundation of the Democratic movement, and their support is a testament to the fact that we’re running a people-powered campaign focused on the issues affecting working and middle class families in our community. I’m deeply grateful for their support and confidence, and look forward to continue partnering with them to fight for California values.”

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.