Deborah White

Norby-Ackerman Grudge Match Sinks to Gutter in A.D. #72 Election Race

The disgusting slime fest continues between A.D. #72 Assembly seat Republican candidates Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman. The special election to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall is set for November 17th. The sole Democratic candiate, middle school history teacher John MacMurray, has stayed above and…

Norby, Ackerman Carry On Duvall Tradition of Sleazy Republican Politics in A.D. #72 Special Election

At the torrid rate at which Republicans Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman, are publicly sliming each other, Democrat John MacMurray stands a solid chance to garner a clear victory in heavily-Republican Assembly District #72’s special election to replace Republican Mike “Family Values” Duvall, who resigned after…

MacMurray Chances Improve with Energized DPOC Effort in A.D. 72 Contest

That North Orange Democrats Club meeting attendees last night unanimously endorsed John MacMurray’s candidacy for the vacated Assembly District #72 seat, which includes Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of Brea and La Habra, is no surprise. And it’s no surprise that the California Democratic Party religiously sticks to its bureaucratic thicket of mind-numbing rules…

Quirk Withdraws from A.D. #72 Race, Urges Supporters to MacMurray

  TheLiberalOC.com was disappointed late today to hear from Democrat Sharon Quirk that she is withdrawing from the special election to fill the state Assembly District #72 seat vacated when Republican Mike Duvall was forced to resign over a lurid sexual scandal. Quirk, former Mayor and now Fullerton Councilwoman, is an education powerhouse in Orange…

A.D. 72 Candidate John MacMurray Aims to Help Schools, Families

. John MacMurray, Democratic candidate for the unfilled Assembly District #72 seat, responded thoughtfully over the weekend to TheLiberalOC.com questions submitted to all Democrats in the special election which is set for November 17, 2009. (See below for MacMurray’s answers.) Per the Orange County Registrar of Voters, seven candidates have thus far formalized interest in…

Mayor Sharon Quirk Is Impressive Assembly District 72 Candidate

TheLiberalOC.com sat down for an interview with Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk, Democratic candidate for Assembly District #72 seat to replace disgraced Republican Mike Duvall… and came away quite impressed with Mayor Quirk’s energy, focused passion, and firm grasp of the issues facing this North Orange County district of Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of…