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  • Former City Council Member

  • Ran for Office

Jessica MartinezLast Updated: November 18, 2022


Whittier, California

Insurrection Related Information

  • Present at Capitol on 1/6

Previous Office(s) Held

  • Whittier City Council District 1

Executive Summary

“Local officials in California are also facing calls to resign after attending the Jan. 6 rally — including Whittier City Council member Jessica Martinez and Leandra Blades, a member of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified Board of Education in Orange County.”
American Oversight

This individual was at the Stop the Steal Rally on 1/6/21 and spread disinformation about the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Los Angeles Magazine

Previous Office(s) Held

Former Whittier City Council District 1


March 31, 2020 - March 31, 2024

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for California State Assembly, District 56 in 2022

Press Coverage

  • 57 GOP State And Local Officials Were At The Capitol Insurrection

    Published on February 13, 2021 Read at HuffPost
  • State and Local Officials’ Involvement in Jan. 6 Trump Rally and Capitol Attack

    Published on February 11, 2021 Read at American Oversight
  • A Whittier City Councilmember’s Presence in D.C. Last Week Angers Constituents

    Published on January 13, 2021 Read at Los Angeles Magazine

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