Dan Chmielewski

DPOC Chair: Irvine’s *Real* Education Team

You may have seen political signs in Irvine claiming that the Republican slate of Wagner, Shea and Kuo is Irvine’s “Education Team.”  Nothing could be further from the truth! Republican candidate for Mayor Donald Wagner once forced Irvine Valley College to cut its ties to the American Library Association, contending that the organization, which had…

Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65; One Vote at a Time

One of the biggest travesties of the 2014 election was Young Kim’s victory over Sharon Quirk-Silva in AD-65 in North Orange County.  Sharon set her sights on what went right, what went wrong and what to do next as she runs for the seat she held from 2012 to 2014. In the primary, Quirk-Silva won…

Developer Super PAC use Trump style attacks on Irvine Mom and her family

Irvine, CA — In a desperate last minute attempt to alter the outcome of the Irvine City Council Elections, special interest and conservative funded Super PAC, California Homeowners Association PAC, has spent more than $49,000 in negative mailers in an attempted smear campaign against Farrah N. Khan’s candidacy for Irvine City Council. The mailers mischaracterize events, make misleading allegations,…

CALIFORNIA STATE TREASURER JOHN CHIANG URGES IRVINE VOTERS TO VOTE FOR MELISSA FOX FOR IRVINE CITY COUNCIL

Popular California State Treasurer John Chiang today urged Irvine voters to go to the polls to vote for Melissa Fox for Irvine City Council, adding to Fox’s already impressive list of endorsers, which includes the Orange County Professional Firefighters, Irvine City Councilmembers Beth Krom and Lynn Schott and Irvine Unified School District President Paul A.…

Building Bridges in Tustin is What Clark is All About

At the Tustin City Council candidate’s forum Tuesday night, council member Allan Bernstein “jokingly” said he wants to build a wall between Tustin and Irvine and “Irvine will pay for that wall.”  Nice to know another pro-Trump Republican has outed himself and Tustin deserves better than this. As an Irvine resident with a business in…