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Sam Zamarripa

Former Georgia state senator and member of the "nucleus" of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials.

Together with fellow GALEO member State Rep. Pedro Marin (D-Duluth), GALEO Executive Director Jerry Gonzalez and Tisha Tallman of MALDEF, was at the front of the October 7 Atlanta march. One of the organizers of that march was Teodoro Maus, a former Mexican consul general.

Serves on the board of the United Americas Bank as a Managing Director and is with Heritage Capital Advisors link.

In at least 2005, served on the board of MALDEF.

Sam Zamarripa Watch: link

Affiliation: Democratic Party

Last modified Jun 1, 2013
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Immigration march organizers have foreign links - 08/15/08

... march was led by GA state Senator Sam Zamarripa and GA state representative Pedro Marin, both members of the Democratic Party. 2. Jorge Mujica of the National Alliance for Immigrant Rights was an organizer of the March 10 Chicago march. He's also an official with Mexico's PRD party. Representatives of Mexico's other parties helped organize that and other Chicago marches (Irked Mexicans open...

Links between the Democratic Party and the Mexican government - 04/22/06

... Officials, whose founders include Sam Zamarripa and Pedro Marin. Both are indeed elected officials and Democrats. Los Angeles: One of the organizers of the L.A. rally - also involved on the national protests - allegedly has collaborated with the Mexican government. Former member of the racial separatist group MEChA - and Democratic Mayor of Los Angeles - Antonio Villaraigosa supported both the...

Should Georgia Sen. Sam Zamarripa recuse himself on illegal immigration votes? - 02/12/06

Georgia state Senator Sam Zamarripa is a tireless supporter of illegal immigration into that state. A letter [1]from activist DA King to the Secretary of the GA Senate wonders whether he should recuse himself on certain votes: ...Citing section 1-4.3 of the Rules of the Georgia State Senate dealing with conflict of interest, I am hereby requesting that the senator from the 36th district, Sam...