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  • Ran for Office

Melissa MelendezLast Updated: November 10, 2022


Murrieta, California

Insurrection Related Information

  • Spread Disinformation Online

Previous Office(s) Held

  • California State Senator, District 28

Executive Summary

This State Senator spread disinformation through social media.

Previous Office(s) Held

Former California State Senator, District 28


May 18, 2020 - December 5, 2022

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for U.S. House of Representatives, California District 41 in 2024. Withdrew from election.

Verified Social Media Handles


  • California Elected Officials, Public Statements (Advance Democracy Inc.)
  • State Legislators (Advance Democracy Inc.)
  • State Legislators' Social Media Posts (Advance Democracy Inc.)
  • Melissa Melendez (Ballotpedia)

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