Melendez announces intention to run for Stone’s vacant senate seat

In an announcement made in a Facebook live video event Monday, Nov. 4, 67th District Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez announced her bid to fill the 28th state Senate District seat left vacant by Jeff Stone last week.Before making the announcement Melendez outlined some of the issues within California including poverty, gas prices, mental health, homelessness and drug problems."I'm happy in the assembly, I like being in the assembly, I have a good time over there it's kinda scrappy in the assembly, it kind of fits my personality at times," Melendez said. "But, we need somebody to fill this seat who can do the right thing, who takes these issues that I brought up seriously, and who isn't going to go up there and contribute to the problem, but who is going to try to help solve the probl
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