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Garden Grove’s Term Limit Initiative Only 35 Votes Shy of Passage

Three Close Races in Central Orange County Still Undecided For voters in Garden Grove, the election is apparently not quite over yet. Initiative Q, which would reduce the amount of time which a termed-out council person would have to wait before they could run for city office again to two years. Currently, a termed-out mayor…

Ballot Count Update: No Significant Change

In the latest from OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley, we have Valerie Amezcua holding on to her slim lead over Roman Reyna by 20 votes in the Santa Ana Unified School District. In the Westminster Cituy Council race, Penny Loomer holds her lead over Truong Diep by 52 votes. In the Garden Grove City…

Ballot Counts Narrow in Westminster and SAUSD

In the latest ballot count update Roman Reyna has pulled to within 16 votes of Valerie Amezcua, 9,741 to 9,757 in the race for third place in the Santa Ana Unified School District. In Westminster, Truong Diep has narrowed Penny Loomer’s lead to only 58 votes, 9,875 to 9,933. In Garden Grove Andrew Do, has…

CA44: Hedrick closes gap by 1049 votes

More updates on ballot counting in OC.. We are down to mostly Provisional ballots at this point. Counting of Provisionals for Garden Grove begin at 2 pm today, and Hedrick’s race against Calvert either Friday or Saturday. In the Hedrick/Calvert contest for the 44th Congressional seat, Bill hedrick has narrowed the lead that Calvert has…

Vote Count Update: Diep Dipping into Loomer’s lead

Here are the latest updates from the post election day counting of ballots. The Orange County Registrar of Voters has posted its update for today tabulating the remaining late vote-by-mail ballots and some of the provisionals. There are still more Provisional and paper ballots from election day that still need to be tabulated. But here…

OC Registrar starts counting Provisional ballots at 2 PM

The Orange County Registrar of Voters is reportedly starting to count Provisional ballots for Garden Grove (and we suspect other areas as well) at 2 PM Wednesday 11/12. The process involves verifying the eligibility of each voter casting a Provisional ballot. This process is slightly more involved than the signature validation and determination that the…

Celebrate Liberally!!!

Sorry we got this reminder posted so late. There appears to be a few reasons to celebrate, and a few reasons to grumble, over the results of Tuesday’s election. So get off your tails and come on out to Memphis in Santa Ana TONIGHT 11/06 and join the weekly Drinking Liberally crowd for tonight’s Drinking…