Just got an email from Orange County Democratic Party Chairman Frank Barbaro:
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful for our wonderful Congresswoman, Loretta Sanchez, who will assume a new position of responsibility in Washington.
We’re thankful for our newly elected State Senator,Lou Correa, who will be a champion for working families in central Orange County.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful for our new Assemblyman, Jose Solorio, who will fight for our shared values.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful that Democratic registration efforts accomplished a net gain of nearly 15,000 new voters since the beginning of 2006.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful for the tremendous service of Senator Joe Dunn and Assemblyman Tom Umberg, who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of their constituents.
We’re thankful for CaliforniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s own Nancy Pelosi,our new Speaker of the House.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful that those who have tried to intimidate Orange County voters have failed to do so.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful for so many of our wonderful local elected Democratic officials, from incumbents like Beth Krom to newcomers like Pam Keller.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful for the CountyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s changing demographics, which will give us a huge opportunity to make Democratic gains if we take full advantage.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful to the many activists who fight for progressive candidates and causes, often with no recognition or compensation.
WeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re thankful to all of our wonderful candidates who worked their hearts out to show that this isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t such a Red County after all.