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mayor , Santa Ana , California

Miguel Angel Pulido, Mexican Mayor, Santa Ana, California. Achievements include becoming the first Latino mayor in the city's history; development of the Mayor's Task Force on Arts and Culture.


Pulido, Miguel was born in 1956 in Mexico City, Mexico, AMERICA0.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Fullerton.


He is the mayor of the city of Santa Ana, California. He was first elected to City Council on November 4, 1986. He became the first Latino mayor in the city's history on November 8, 1994.

Pulido is currently under investigation by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for a property swap involving a city contractor, in which the mayor ended up profiting $200,000. The mayor voted for a $1.4-million city contract with an auto parts firm, NAPA Orange County, just over a year after he bought a home from the firm's owner for $230,000 less than fair market value. A number of projects have been completed during his mayorship which have led to the improvement of the city in many areas.

Miguel Pulido was a key factor in bringing in the Orange County High School of the Arts into the Santa Ana Midtown District, as well as the Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse which was competed for by other cities in the county. Historic DowntownArtist's VillageRonald Reagan Federal Building and United States CourthouseCal State Fullerton Grand Central Art CenterWest End LoftsCivic CenterState of California Fourth District Court of Appeals, Division ThreeMidtownOrange County High School of the ArtsDiscovery Science CenterCórdoba CourtyardsSouth CoastSkyline at MacArthur PlaceMSC Software TowersPromenade PointePinnacle at MacArthur PlaceNorthCity PlaceOther Major ProjectsBristol Street CorridorOne Broadway PlazaProposalsCabrillo TowersLight Rail.


  • Achievements include becoming the first Latino mayor in the city's history. Development of the Mayor's Task Force on Arts and Culture.


Santa Ana representative Orange County Transportation Authority. Board director California Workforce Investment, Bowers Museum, Discovery Science Center Orange County, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, UCI Foundation, Federal Inter-Governmental Policy Advisory Committee Trade, Fullerton Community Bank, Great Park corporation, South Coast Air Quality Management District.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: chess, backgammon, tennis, music, guitar.


Married Laura Pulido. Children: Miguel Robert, David Andrew, Isabel.

Laura Pulido

Miguel Robert Pulido

David Andrew Pulido

Isabel Pulido