Pulido Easily Wins His 10th Term

The incumbent Santa Ana mayor bests Councilman David Benevides, one of the council faction calling itself the “Santa Ana Spring.”

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, right, and Alfredo Amezcua are squaring off against each other in the November mayoral contest.

The Bell Strategy

Since first being elected nearly two decades ago, Mayor Miguel
Pulido has put together a well-oiled political operation in Santa
Ana. But in the year of the Bell scandal, his latest challenger is
banking on the public taking a more skeptical view of the Pulido