Did Al Amezcua hire Antonio Villaraigosa’s political consultant?

Parke Skelton

Has Santa Ana Mayoral candidate Alfred Amezcua landed Antonio Villaraigosa’s campaign consultant?

A source has reported to us tonight that Santa Ana Mayoral candidate Alfredo Amezcua has hired Parke Skelton to be his campaign consultant.  Reportedly Mr. Skelton came highly recommended by several legislators who are friends of Amezcua.

Skelton knows a few things about mayoral campaigns.  His past clients include Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

We are told that Skelton conducted polling before hiring on to run Amezcua’s campaign.  Reportedly the numbers favored his new client.

According to L.A. Observed, Skelton is the consultant most likely to lose sleep over going negative. He is known for left-wing politics and for picking candidate he wants to win. He is skilled at direct mail campaigning.

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