Marking one of her most significant and high-powered endorsements yet, Irvine City Councilwoman Melissa Fox received the sought-after support of California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon in her campaign to represent California’s 68th Assembly District. Fox was recently also endorsed by the California Democratic Party.
In making public his backing of Irvine City Councilwoman Melissa Fox for Assembly, Speaker Anthony Rendon released the following statement:
“Irvine City Councilwoman Melissa Fox has the background, experience and skill-set that’s needed to be a successful and effective member of the California State Assembly. I’m pleased to endorse Melissa Fox for State Assembly. I know she will work hard to tackle the challenges facing our state and serve as a bold voice on behalf of the people of 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.