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Irvine Council Member Melissa Fox Launches AD-68 Bid

Democrat Melissa Fox Jumps Into Race for Orange County State Assembly Seat; Will Bring “Pragmatic, Common Sense Leadership” to Sacramento IRVINE, CA — Today, Irvine City Councilwoman and Democrat, Melissa Fox, officially announced her campaign for California State Assembly District 68, a region wholly contained within Orange County, California. While currently in Republican hands, significantly, in 2016, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the 68th Assembly District by nearly 5-points. A career-long attorney, Fox has served on the Irvine Council since 2016 after winning an at-large, citywide election. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Orange County Great Park, and in 2017, was recognized by Orange County Auditor-Controller Eric H. Wollery, earning the “Orange County Taxpayer Watchdog Award.” Previously a Board Member of the Orange County Fire Authority, Fox was also honored by the Child Abuse Protection Network in 2017, securing the, “Hero of Children Award.” In announcing her campaign for State Assembly District 68, Councilwoman Melissa Fox remarked: “With Washington in continuous disarray, it’s more important than ever that we ensure California is a beacon of hope, progress and opportunity for the people of our state. I’m running for State Assembly to bring pragmatic, common sense leadership in Sacramento. That means building safer neighborhoods, growing a strong middle-class economy, protecting clean air and water, along with investing in education, renewable energy, healthcare, smart development, transportation and job-training, while holding government accountable, fighting waste and safeguarding taxpayers. We can do all of this and simultaneously create a more compassionate and inclusive state for the people of California.” 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 the following: Community Energy Partnership, Library Advisory Board of Orange County Library System, Newport Bay Watershed Executive Committee, the San Joaquin Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary, Chair of the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee, and Chair of the Irvine Community Land Trust for Affordable Housing. ###


  1. Don’t Give A Fox Don’t Give A Fox January 2, 2019

    Her husband is a douchebag. She is an unelectable piece of crap who knows she won’t be elected in Irvine. This is a cash grab.

  2. General Patton General Patton January 3, 2019

    How will AD 68 voters react to her husbands “stolen valor”?

    Time to call Gustavo, in his new role as “reporter”.

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