Monthly Archives: April 2012

Emily’s List Backs Martinez for AD-69

Santa Ana city council member and AD-69 candidate Michele Martinez has issued the following announcement regaridng her AD-69 endorsement by Emily’s List. EMILY’s List Endorses Michele Martinez for State Assembly   Santa Ana, California –Michele Martinez’s Campaign for State Assembly announced the endorsement of EMILY’s List today.  The powerful political action committee joins the California…

The REAL Chris Norby Web Site Debuts

Democrats are apparently taking tips from Republican campaigns to use wedge issues against their opponents and President Obama is certainly using the GOP’s war of women and the vast wealth of Republican candidate Mitt Romney to paint a narrative for voters.  It only makes sense this tactic might trickle down to a more local level…

Daly scores endorsements from Majority of Garden Grove City Council for AD-69

We anticipate the endorsement cycle of news to accelerate leading up to primary day. OC Clerk recorder and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly today announced the backing of four members of the Gardne Grove City Council.  The press release is below. Councilmembers Kris Beard, Bruce Broadwater, Steve Jones, and Dina Nguyen All Endorse Daly’s Candidacy For…

Violence raises its ugly head in 69th Assembly Campaign

On Sunday afternoon, a volunteer walking a precinct for the Orange County Labor Federation’s Dignity PAC on behalf of candidate Julio Perez was chased down and pushed to the ground by supporters of Councilwoman Michele Martinez. The volunteer received minor injuries and was forced to stop walking that precinct.

Santa Ana Temple Recognition Was Really A Campaign Event

When I trekked out to Santa Ana on Saturday morning I planned on covering what had been billed as a recognition by the City of Santa Ana of the “Birthplace of the Vietnamese Community in Orange County” I didn’t expect to be attending a campaign rally.

First Mail in 69th Assembly Race Drops for Julio Perez

Titled “Meet Julio Perez,” a mailer from Dignity PAC, an Independent Expenditure committee formed by organized labor organizations in Orange County to support Julio Perez for Assembly, was distributed last week to voters in the 69th Assembly district. This is the first mail, that we are aware of, in the race.

DNC Delegate Elections This Sunday

In 2012, California will send a total of 547 Delegates and 46 Alternates to Charlotte, North Carolina to attend the Democratic National Convention. All District-Level Caucuses will be held on Sunday, April 29.