When you become involved in the election process in your community, you get the opportunity to meet new friends and share your stories with your neighbors. It’s exciting to share why you support President Barack Obama and why it is so important to our future that the policies and vision of the Obama administration continue to move us FORWARD.
I came across this story from Nation Magazine yesterday about the attitude of Congressional Republicans towards sexual abuse incidents at a United States Air Force base. Given that Carlos Bustamante once served in the Air Force and appears to have left the service after only three years I had to read further than the headline.
On Sunday afternoon several hundred elected delegates and alternates to the 2012 Democratic National Committee Convention gathered in a meeting room at the Sacramento Convention Center for the Statewide Delegation Meeting to select At-large and PLEO delegates and the remainder of the delegation. The meeting was a mandatory obligation for the delegation members selected in the April 29th statewide Congressional district caucuses.
The only thing certain about a close election is that whether or not anyone has officially decided to seek a recount, the rumors start the moment the election results are certified. As soon as Orange County Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley certified the results of the June 5th Primary Election, I started hearing rumors that a recount was going to happen in the 69th Assembly race.