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Democratic Party County Central Committee — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, Assembly District 20

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Melissa Shuen-Mallory

Legal Assistant
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Getting corporate money out of politics, Melissa has taken a corporate free pledge not to accept corporate money or endorse candidates that do
  • Promote transparency in the Democratic Party endorsement system
  • Work to make the rules for the Democratic Party endorsement easier to understand and follow for new candidates

Experience

Experience

Profession:Legal Assistant
Commissioner, Chair, Human Relations Commission for Union City, CA — Appointed position (2019–current)

Education

California State University East Bay Certificate, Paralegal Studies (2019)
San Jose State University Bachelors of Music, Vocal Performance (2008)

Community Activities

Chair, Southern Alameda County Progressive Democrats (2019–current)
Social Media, Intersex & Genderqueer Recognition Project (2017–current)
Chair, Queer Sphere (2017–current)

Biography

Melissa Shuen-Mallory is a Legal Assistant by day and activist and organizer by night and weekend. In addition to her full time job, she is the Chair of Union City's Human Relations Commission, the Chair of Southern Alameda County Progressive Democrats club, and an opera singer. She also volunteers her time to advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and to support organizations that serve the unhoused. 

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (2)

  • F.U.N. Progressives
  • East Bay Stonewall Democrats

Elected Officials (5)

  • Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci - Union City
  • Council Member Emily Duncan - Union City
  • Council Member Vinnie Bacon - Fremont
  • Council Member Jenny Kassan - Fremont
  • Council Member Sara Lamnin - Hayward

Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

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Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Melissa is a bold progressive who believes in fighting the revolution from inside the house. Melissa is committed to fighting for more transparency and diversity within the Democratic Party. Melissa has been serving their community as the Chair of Union City's Human Relations Commission and also as the Chair of Southern Alameda County Progressive Democrats. Melissa is a strong believer in social justice, climate justice, healthcare as a human right and protecting the dignity of every human being.

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