Dan Chmielewski

Orange County’s Progressive Power Couple

With the results still coming in, it’s all but certain that Sharon Quirk-Silva will return to her seat in AD-65 with a victory over Trump-supporter Young Kim.  And let’s add her husband, Fullerton city council member elect Jesus Silva to Democrats who won on election night in Orange County. The Silva’s are OC’s new political…

The Anaheim Elections Don’t Reflect Disney’s Branding

I’m always amused when someone who knows very little about branding can take a local election and consider it a national news story about one of world’s largest companies.  In this case, OJ Blogger Greg Diamond’s attempt to use candidates backed by IEs in which the Walt Disney company contributed to that supported a slate…

We’re not making predictions

If you’re here because you think we have a crystal ball about how the elections — especially the close ones — will turn out, we leave that to those counting the votes.  Go to www.ocvote.com for the latest updates. As an Orange County Democrat, there is a lot to be thankful about.  And a lot…

Sanchez concedes Senate race

Statement by Rep. Loretta Sanchez on the California U.S. Senate Election Results   Said Rep. Sanchez: “Today, I called Ms. Kamala Harris to congratulate her on her win to the U.S. Senate. “As she prepares to head to Washington to represent the people of California, I offer my support. “The campaign was hard-fought and now…

2016 Latino and Asian American Election Eve Poll Findings: Immigration Top Issue for Latinos; Economy & Jobs Top Issue for Asian Americans

Washington, DC – Below are select results on key issues and voting process questions released as part of the first installment of the Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions election eve national and state polls. More details will be released as part of a 4 PM ET/1 PM PT press call this afternoon and full state…