Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez Endorses Ret Judge Steven Bailey for State AG

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 13, 2018 / comments

[Corey Uhden]

"Judge Bailey has a proven record of upholding the law and protecting our families"

California - Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) announces he's earned the endorsement of Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez in the race for Attorney General. 

“I'm proud to endorse Judge Steven Bailey for California’s Attorney General," said Assemblywoman Melendez. "Government’s first and most important duty is the public’s safety, and Judge Bailey has a proven record of upholding the law and protecting our families. As an experienced judge, Judge Bailey knows what it takes to tackle the rising crime problem in this state and greater ensure our communities’ safety," said Assemblywoman Melendez. 

"I am incredibly honored to have earned the support of Assemblywoman Melendez. Her persistence proved instrumental in passing the Legislative Employees' Whistleblower Protection Act," said Bailey. "I will proudly follow her example to stop rampant abuses of power in our state and keep all Californians safe." 

Melissa Melendez represents the 67th district in the California State Assembly, covering part of Southwest Riverside County.  After graduating high school, Melissa enlisted in the U.S. Navy where she became one of the first women approved to fly aboard EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft overseas, conducting reconnaissance and intelligence gathering operations in coordination with our allies overseas. After leaving the Navy, Melissa started her own small business providing transcription services to high-level Pentagon officials. She currently lives in Lake Elsinore with her husband Nico, who continues to serve as a Commander in the Naval Reserves, and their five children.

Assemblywoman Melendez joins her colleagues Frank Bigelow, Matthew Harper, Phillip Chen, and Jim Patterson as well as Senators Mike Morrell, Ted Gaines, Jim Nielsen, John Moorlach, and Joel Anderson, and Chairwoman of the State Board of Equalization Diane Harkey in endorsing Judge Steven Bailey. A full list of current endorsements is available here

Delegates to the California Republican Party! You are encouraged to fill out this form in order to nominate Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) for consideration in the party's new endorsement process for the CRP convention in May. 

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