IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m a little late on this one, but the LA Times ran a piece on the 35th State Senate District primary results, and I found a few of the chunks of this article interesting:
Ã¢â‚¬Â¦most Democratic strategists think Caballero shouldn’t get his hopes up. Mark Petracca, a political science professor at UC Irvine, points out that most incumbents have made sure their district boundaries are drawn to their advantage. In Republican-dominated Orange County, “historically, most Democrats are sacrificial lambs,” he said.
“If we don’t show this year that we have viable Democrats, then what’s there to look forward to?” [Jim Moreno, regional director of the Orange County Democratic Party] said, explaining that Orange County Democrats are going through a rebuilding process. “The Yankees didn’t become champions overnight.”
Lambs or Yankees?[LA Times Story]