RIVERSIDE, CALIF. – The political climate has intensified with the primary elections only 15 days away.
The local race for mayor will also be decided in the June 7th election. Riverside mayoral candidates include current Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey who is up for re-election, City Council Member Paul Davis, Riverside resident Patrick Small, Vivian Moreno, Sally Martinez, and Nancy Melendez.
Candidate Melendez—who has been a Riverside resident for 60 years, of which 40 of those years spent passionately serving her community—has an impressive list of endorsements from various community leaders. Added to this list of endorsers include The Riverside County Democratic Party (www.riversidecountydemocrats.org).
The Riverside County Democratic Central Committee is made up of members who are passionate about the democracy of this great nation. They are dedicated to educating eligible voters on the political process, informing citizen’s about vital issues, and encouraging people to vote.
“I am thrilled to be endorsed by the Riverside Democratic Party of which I have been with all of my life. It has proven able to work with all for the greater good of our region,” said Candidate Melendez.
Melendez’s other supporters include: California Assemblymember Jose Medina, retired City Council Member Nancy Hart, retired Riverside Undersheriff Val Hill, and a host of business and community leaders.
For more information about Candidate Nancy Melendez visit www.NancyforRiv.com.
“From the community, for the community — I will work as an advocate for ALL on the issues facing our city and region.“
About Nancy Melendez
Nancy Baca Melendez is a native of Riverside California born in 1950. She is a sixth generation “Riversider” whose family was among the 10 original families who walked the Old Spanish Trail from Abiquiu, New Mexico to the area in 1842 led by Lorenzo Trujillo.
Nancy and her husband Dave are small business owners and dedicated parents to two adult sons and grandparents of three grandsons. She has devoted her career and free time to the betterment and quality of life in Riverside. She has over 40 years of community volunteer service working for organizations and nonprofits that serve Riverside families. These opportunities have allowed her to work with people from different cultures, backgrounds, income levels and perspectives. She believes that collaboration is key to coming up with solutions for the greater good of the community.
Her professional career includes serving as director of the community-based Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful program for seven years. She is recently retired from work as Assistant Director at Riverside Community College District Foundation.
She has received numerous recognition and awards for her leadership including recent Dr. Carlos E. Cortez Award Championing Diversity & Inclusivity and City of Riverside Human Relations Commission Hero Award.
For more information visit www.NancyforRiv.com.