Election 2012

The Force is with us! Chris Norby Concedes

Darth Norby

Last night, after the Orange County Registrar of Voters released the latest ballot count, Orange County Assemblyman Chris Norby conceded defeat. Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva has expanded her lead over Assemblyman Norby in the 65th Assembly district contest to 3,348 votes.

Ballot Count Update: Some Races Tightening

Ballot Count

Last night a technical glitch at the Registrar of Voters delayed the release of the updated ballot tallies for last week’s general election. Sharon Quirk-Silva expanded her lead over Assemblyman Chris Norby in the 65th Assembly district race to 2,996 votes. There are 11,424 ballots remaining to be counted; 2,584 vote-by-mail and 8,850 provisional’s.

Election Day: Seven Days Later

Ballot Count

Seven days ago, Orange County residents went to the polls to select their elected officials and decide several ballot initiatives. For most, the campaign ended on Tuesday. For some, the nail-biting continues into a second week.

Measure V Defeated: No Charter In Costa Mesa, yet.

no on V

Responsible government experienced a victory last night when more than 59% of Costa Mesa voters resoundingly rejected the city charter initiative cobbled together by Councilman Jim Righeimer and his council majority. The failed proposal would have converted Costa Mesa to a Charter City form of government. Had it passed the council majority would have had the ability to impose their…