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ACSS helps Solorio for Senate campaign at Super Saturday event

Posted: 9/18/2014 Tags: Tags Views: 2322


The Solorio for Senate campaign hosted Super Saturday; their big fall campaign kick off. This spirited event brought out people from the community to support Jose’s election to the State Senate. Legislators from across the state came to support Jose including Senator Kevin De Leon, and Senator Ricardo Lara.

Local ACSS chapter 513 members including chapter president Arlene Ryan, chapter officer Elena Yuasa, and statewide vice president for governmental affairs Frank Ruffino were there helping the campaign.

If you are interested in helping out with this very important Senate race please visit the Solorio for Senate office at 1325 W. Warner Ave., or you can find our phone banking and precinct walking schedule on www.SolorioForSenate.com.

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ACSS meets with Senator Beall and Senate Candidate Jose Solorio

Posted: 8/28/2014 Tags: compaction legislature Tags Views: 3275

Photo Credit: Lou Delgado
From left to right: Frank Ruffino, ACSS VP of Governmental Affairs; Connie Boardman, Huntington Beach City Councilwoman; Senate Candidate Jose Solorio; and Sen. and Mrs. Jim Beall, author of ACSS-sponsored bill SB 216

ACSS meets with senate hopeful Jose Solorio and State Sen. Jim Beall about compaction and ACSS role in state government. Jose is an individual with the experience needed to create positive solutions for California.

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Frank Ruffino attends the JFK Awards for the LA County Democratic Party

Posted: 6/12/2014 Tags: legislature Tags Views: 2038

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Frank Ruffino (ACSS Board Member and VP of Governmental Affairs) poses with the honorable Fiona Ma (former assemblywoman and candidate for the Board of Equalization) along with ACSS members at the Los Angeles County Democratic Party's JFK Awards reception.

From left to right: Chapter 511 Treasurer Joseph Aiu; Chapter 511 Vice President Angel Ramsey; ACSS Vice President of Governmental Affairs Frank Ruffino, The Honorable Fiona Ma; ACSS Board Member Dolores Weeks; ACSS Vice President of Membership Todd D'Braunstein; and Chapter 511 President Maria Suarez.

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ACSS Endorsed Candidates Election Results

Posted: 6/5/2014 Tags: Tags Views: 1736

California Statewide Primary Election

In the June 3rd Primary Election, ACSS-endorsed candidates had a tremendous day! Here are some of the notable achievements:

  • ACSS-endorsed legislative candidates prevailed in 68 of 70 races - of which, 16 out of 18 were highly contested campaigns for open legislative seats.
  • All 10 of the ACSS candidates for statewide and Board of Equalization races will head to the November run-off.
  • For the state Controller's race, ACSS-endorsed candidate John Perez tentatively holds the second spot but could possibly lose or gain ground after tens of thousands of provisional ballots have yet to be counted, under California's unique "top-two" primary system.
  • Of the two endorsements that will not proceed, Bonnie Garcia (SD28) took second by a mere 77 votes.

ACSS applauds the results and accomplishments of our candidates and stands by their side as the head into the November run-off. Great work!

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