Frances Marquez stands among the wide field of candidates running for the two open seats on the Cypress City Council.
According to the biography on her website, she has lived in Cypress since 1974 and attended Damron, Vessels, Lexington Junior High, and Cypress High School before earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from UCLA and a Masters in Public Policy and a Doctorate in Political Science from Claremont Graduate University.
She currently works as an Associate Professor of Government at Gallaudet University. She previously campaigned on behalf of numerous Democatic politicians at various levels of government, including Xavier Becerra and Alan Lowenthal. One of her political goals was to help secure funding for the STARBASE and Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Academy programs at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.
Marquez has received endorsements from State Controller Betty Yee, Congressman Alan Lowenthal, and Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, as well as the Democratic Party of Orange County, the Orange County Labor Federation, and Planned Parenthood Community Action Fund – Orange and San Bernardino Counties.
“Cypress provided me with a strong foundation for a successful life. I want to ensure every community member has the same opportunity,” Marquez says on her website.
Marquez previously ran for Cypress City Council in 2018.
To learn more about Frances Marquez and her campaign for Cypress City Council, visit her website at francesmarquezforcypress.com.