Melissa Melendez holds town hall meeting in Anza

Melissa Melendez
Philip Canaday, left, state Senate District 28 candidate Melissa Melendez and Dan Hare display yard signs at the Melendez’s town hall meeting Friday, Jan. 31. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
California Senate contender Melissa Melendez hosted a town hall meeting Friday, Jan. 31, at the Anza Community Hall. The event was well-attended by many inquisitive residents.Introduced by her husband Nico, Melendez wasted no time getting right to the issues. She offered a print out of a list of bills passed by the state Legislature and opened the floor to discussion.Melendez is currently serving in the California State Assembly. She is a Republican representing the 67th district, encompassing parts of western Riverside County. Before being elected to the state assembly, she represented the city of Lake Elsinore as a city council member.Melendez announced Nov. 5, 2019, that she would be running for the state Senate seat for District 28, which encompasses all of Riverside County
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