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Tony Madrigal

Tony Madrigal for Modesto City Council District 2

• Substitute teacher and small business owner • born in Turlock, California and raised as a farm worker in the Centrall Valley • first Latino student body president at Modesto Jr. College • B.A, Economics, UC Santa Cruz • 10-year labor organizer in SEIU and AFSCME • Elected to Santa Cruz City Council (2004, 2008) • co-Founder, Santa Cruz County Community Coalition to Overcome Racism • Vice Chair, Central Valley region, Chicano Latino Caucus of the CA Democratic Party • Served on Latino Caucus Board of the League of CA Cities • Established 14 Latino PACs in 12 counties in CA • Former President and current Executive Director of the Tri-County Association of Latino Elected Officials • Director of Latino Outreach, astronaut Jose Hernandez for Congress 2012 campaign • Candidate for Modesto City Council in District 2 where he's focusing on Jobs, Safety, & Community and if you live in his district he needs your vote on November 5, 2013, learn more at

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