Deborah White

Jerry Brown Revs Up for Gubernatorial Race

When, at the 2008 California Democratic convention, I managed to ask (see photo) Jerry Brown if he planned to run for governor in 2010, he mumbled an evasive non-answer. Today, former and would-be Gov. Brown all-but-answered that question when he addressed 1,000 Los Angeles County Federation of Labor members by sharply proclaiming:

Supervisor Chris Norby Prevails in A.D. #72 Special Election

Republican Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor since 2002, prevailed as victor yesterday over Democrat John MacMurray and Green Party candidate Jane Rands in the Special Election to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall. As expected in the heavily Republican district, Norby won with an impressive 62.9% (20,292 votes) of ballots cast, versus 31.0% (10,018 votes)…

A.D. #72 Candidate MacMurray Takes On Inaccurate Press Coverage

In an email to supporters, A.D. #72 Democratic candidate John MacMurray rightfully took on inaccurate coverage of his campaign by both the Orange County Register and Los Angeles Times. The Special Election between Democrat MacMurray and Republican Norby to fill the A.D. #72 seat is slated for tomorrow, January 12th. Of course, under-coverage by the…

MacMurray Has Solid Chance to Win A.D. #72 Special Election On January 12th

I just returned from mailing in my and my husband’s absentee ballots for Assembly District #72′s January 12, 2010 runoff Special Election between Democratic John MacMurray, a public-school civics teacher, and Republican Chis Norby, Orange County Supervisor. The three-mile route along Imperial Highway to our local post office was liberally (!) dotted with MacMurray 4…

MacMurray Lifted by Energized Campaign Into A.D. #72 Run-Off With Norby

Assembly District #72 candidate Democrat John MacMurray gratefully thanked a crowd of supporters gathered at his home last night by acknowledging the importance of their energized get-out-the-vote effort to his extremely strong showing against a host of well-known North Orange County Republicans in yesterday’s special election. And, indeed, because of Democratic enthusiasm for his candidacy,…