MAPA nacional/state had a very good meeting, very productive. Eduardo Sandoval, an attorney MAPA member from San Francisco came to Los Angeles together with Ben Benavides, national/state MAPA president.
An agreement was reached where MAPA would become more tolerable internally and unite more strongly.
MAPA 43rd state endorsement convention primary for election 2002 has endorse:
Governor — Bill Jones (R)
Secretary of state — Kevin Shelly (D)
State controller — Johan Klehs (D)
Insurance commissioner — John Garamendi (D)