Nellie Mendoza drops frivolous suit – may need to pay attorneys fees
Santa Ana City Council Ward 7 candidate Nellie Mendoza (formerly Yanez) dropped her lawsuit against her opponent, Mirna Velasquez, on Tuesday. Perhaps she did so because she finally realized that she had no case!
Mendoza alleged that Velasquez was not a resident of Santa Ana Ward 6. However, Mendoza acknowledged in her complaint that Velasquez has lived in Ward 6 since at least her registration date of November 21, 2017. Not only did she register in the district more than 30 days before filing but Velasquez moved into the Ward on November 1, 2017 per her response. So there was no merit to the 1st cause of action by Ms. Mendoza. Continue reading