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The O.C. Register reports on Mayor Pulido’s victory

Published on November 7, 2012 by in News

Santa Ana: Pulido wins 10th mayoral campaign

By RON GONZALES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

SANTA ANA – Mayor Miguel Pulido, facing a field of five other candidates seeking to unseat him as Santa Ana’s top elected official, on Tuesday won his 10th mayoral election.

Pulido led Councilman David Benavides by a nearly 2-1 margin, according to unofficial figures released by the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Ballots from all 108 of the city’s precincts have been counted, according to unofficial results. Read more…

 
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The L.A. Times reports on Mayor Pulido’s big win

Published on November 7, 2012 by in News

Pulido leads in Santa Ana’s mayor’s race

By: Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times

In Santa Ana, nine-term Mayor Miguel Pulido was leading Councilman David Benavides by more than twice as many votes in early results.

Pulido is the county’s longest-serving mayor. In a statement Tuesday night, he said that the day’s vote is “an affirmation of my leadership and our campaign.” Read more…

 
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Mayor Pulido thanks his supporters for a commanding lead

Published on November 6, 2012 by in News

Mayor Miguel Pulido is leading in early election results, according to the O.C. Voter Registrar, with over 48% of the vote, as compared to challenger David Benavides, who has 25% of the vote.

Mayor Pulido had this to say about the early results, “Today’s vote is an affirmation of my leadership and our campaign. In fact, we’re on track for earning many more votes this year than two years ago. What I’ve been hearing on the campaign trail is they like the progress we’ve made on crime, city streets and community revitalization.” Read more…

 
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Mayor Pulido thanks his supporters for their hard work on his campaign

Published on November 4, 2012 by in News, Volunteers

Mayor Miguel Pulido worked hard all weekend with a room full of volunteers, as they called over 25,000 voters in Santa Ana.  The response was overwhelming with over 2/3rd of the voters expressing support for Mayor Pulido.

Mayor Pulido has to run for office every two years, unlike our Council Members who enjoy four year terms.  But he doesn’t mind – Mayor Pulido enjoys the opportunity to meet with the community and to discuss the progress our city has made. Read more…

 
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Mayor Miguel Pulido takes a stand for our Vietnamese American community

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido met with the local Vietnamese American press and community this week on Nov. 1, to introduce a resolution that he will place on the Santa Ana City Council’s agenda, to discuss at the next Council meeting.

The resolution is one that local Vietnamese American activists have been pursuing for some time.  As one might expect, there was a lot of interest in this resolution. Articles were printed on the front page of NGUOI VIET daily news and VIET BAO daily news. Read more…

 
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O.C. Register Editorial: No on Santa Ana Measure GG

Published on November 2, 2012 by in Measure GG

Editorial: No on Santa Ana Measure GG

Tighter term limits on the mayor than on the council seems like a device aimed at the incumbent.

THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

We long have favored term limits. But they are not a panacea for political problems. Exhibit A: Proposition 140, which voters passed in 1990. It limited the governor to eight years in office, Assembly members to six years and state senators to eight years. It was modified this past June by Prop. 28, which limited legislative terms to 12 years total in either house. Read more…

 
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U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein endorses Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido

PRESS RELEASE, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 1, 2012

Contact: Pulido Campaign, 714-542-3567, Email: mayorpulido@mayorpulido2012.com

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein endorses Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido

SANTA ANA – U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-San Francisco) has announced her support for Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido. Since he was first elected to the Santa Ana City Council in 1986, Mayor Miguel Pulido has been a major force in the renaissance and economic revitalization of the City. He is currently serving his sixth term as Mayor and has proven to be a leader, not only within the community, but regionally and nationally. Read more…

 
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The Democratic Foundation of Orange County supports Mayor Pulido

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The FBI reports that violent crime dropped in Santa Ana by 13% in 2011

Published on October 30, 2012 by in Crime, News

FBI stats: Violent crime dropped in most O.C. cities in ’11

Santa Ana saw a drop of more than 50 percent in murders in 2011; some of the county’s smallest cities saw an increase in property crimes.

By SALVADOR HERNANDEZ / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Violent crime continued to drop in most of Orange County in 2011, but some cities saw an increase in burglaries, larceny and auto thefts, according to statistics released Monday by the FBI.

Reports of violent crimes – such as murder, rape, robbery and assault – fell 3.8 percent across the nation last year, the fifth straight year violent crime has declined in the U.S., according to the FBI. In Orange County, crime in some of the largest cities held true to that trend. Read more…

 
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Mayor Pulido speaks to young people at the last mayoral forum

Mayor Miguel Pulido spoke to dozens of young people at the last Santa Ana mayoral candidates forum to be held this year, at Latino Health Access, on Friday night.

Mayor Pulido thanked the young people at the forum for taking the time to participate in the event. Read more…

 
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