For immediate release: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Contact: Dave Gilliard, (916) 626 – 6804
Michelle Steel Raises over $630,000 for Supervisor Campaign
Huntington Beach, CA – – Orange County Board of Supervisors candidate Michelle Steel has reported raising over $630,000 for her campaign for the 2nd district.
Steel, the Vice Chair of the California Board of Equalization and the highest ranking Republican officeholder in the state, is expected to have an overwhelming lead over her challengers when all reports are filed.
“With her commanding lead in endorsements, organization and financial support, Michelle has solidified her position as the clear frontrunner in the 2nd district,” said her campaign consultant, Dave Gilliard.
Steel enjoys the support of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, Congressman Ed Royce, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, Orange County Sheriff-Coroner Sandra Hutchens, Orange County Board of Supervisors Chairman Shawn Nelson and Orange County Supervisors Janet Nguyen and Pat Bates, as well as Senator Mimi Walters, Assemblyman Travis Allen, Assemblyman Donald Wagner, and former Assemblyman Jim Silva, among others. She is also the only candidate in the 2nd district endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
A signatory of the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, Michelle Steel will oppose all new taxes and tax increases as a member of the Board of Supervisors and will continue her work to reform and reduce government spending and promote private sector job growth.
Michelle holds a degree in Business from Pepperdine University, and an Executive MBA from the University of Southern California. Michelle and her husband, Shawn, have been married since 1981. They live in Surfside, California.