Democrat John MacMurray has thrown his hat into the state electoral ring for Mike “Spanky” Duvall‘s Assembly District #72 seat by declaring in an email:
“When John ran against former Assemblymember Duvall in 2008, John’s campaignâ€™s motto and challenge was, ‘Bring Back Responsible Government.’ Over 65,000 people accepted the challenge, including enough voters from other political parties to give us more than 45% of the total vote, and victories in three of our cities.
“The sordid events of this past week have underscored the need for some fundamental corrections in the way our elected officials regard the job they asked for.
“The good news is that we have a perfect opportunity to restore public trust in our government by sending John MacMurray to Sacramento, to make government responsible to the people. “
MacMurray, a Fullerton history/civics teacher since 1993, hired campaign manager Chris Fredrickson over the weekend. Per Fredrickson, the campaign is “staffed up” and ready to make history for Democrats in A.D. #72.
TheLiberalOC.com hears, though, that McMurray may not only have plenty of Republican opponents, but perhaps a Democratic competitor or two, as well, in the Special Election, which rumor has it is tentatively slated for November 3.
Democrat MacMurray has run for the A.D. #72 Assembly seat several times in this heavily GOP region, each time drawing a greater share of votes. TheLiberalOC.com fully agrees with MacMurray that it’s time to elect a Democrat to the state Assembly from North Orange County.
Urging that we “Bring Back Responsible Government,” McMurray observed:
“… it must be noted that former Assemblymember Duvallâ€™s actions have… brought nationwide ridicule to Orange County, and have sunk the California legislatureâ€™s reputation even lower in the publicâ€™s regard. These actions will also force our cash-strapped state to spend more than $400,000 on a special election to replace him.
“Now More Than Ever—Elect John MacMurray to speak for you in Sacramento.”
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