Assembly District 68

Melissa Fox (D) is Irvine’s City Council member, an attorney and founder of her law firm specializing in business law. Fox is the Democratic Party’s candidate for Assembly District 68.

OCCET Action endorses Melissa Fox.

Steven Choi (R) is the current assembly member of Assembly District 68, running for reelection as the Republican Party’s candidate. Choi also has founded and owns private academies and education centers.

Who is endorsing each candidate?

Melissa Fox Endorsements

  • U.S. Representative Katie Porter (CA-45)
  • Former Irvine Mayors Sukhee Kang and Beth Krom
  • California Nurses Association
  • California Teachers Association

Steven Choi Endorsements

  • Orange County Supervisor Michelle Steel, Vice-Chair
  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
  • Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs
  • Lincoln Club of Orange County

Where do Fox and Choi stand on the issues?

Health Care Access

Supports expanding Medi-Cal coverage to all undocumented residents in Orange County so that our most vulnerable populations can be insured?

Fox: Yes

Melissa Fox supports expanding Medi-Cal coverage to everyone regardless of immigration status.

Choi: No

Steven Choi voted against expanding Medi-Cal to everyone regardless of immigration status. (SB10)

Housing Rights

Supports “just cause for eviction” legislation that would increase protections for renters and tenants?

Fox: Yes

Melissa Fox supports “just cause for eviction” protections for renters and tenants.

Choi: No

Steven Choi voted against AB1482, which enacts just cause for eviction protections.

Immigrant Families

Supports sanctuary cities that protect immigrants from deportation and makes public spaces safer for our entire community?

Fox: Yes

Melissa Fox stopped the city council from considering a resolution against the California Values Act.

Choi: No

Steven Choi voted against the California Values Act(SB54; “Sanctuary Law”), claiming it would cause chaos and undermine law and order.

California State Legislature

State assembly members introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and draft the state budget. They are elected to two-year terms.

California’s 68th State Assembly district encompasses inland central Orange County, including Tustin, North Tustin, Villa Park, Lake Forest, and some parts of the cities of Anaheim, Irvine and Orange.

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