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Clearing the Air on the DPOC and SD-37

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If you spend any amount of time reading Greg Diamond’s take on SD-37 and the DPOC, he laments the abject failure of the Party not to find a candidate to run against Don Wagner and John Moorlach and then credits himself and Nick Anas, the former executive director of the party who left for the…

The Silver Lining Behind Moorlach’s State Senate Win

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Former County Supervisor John Moorlach, outspent and outgunned, pulled off an upset victor over State Assemblyman Don Wagner in Tuesday’s special election for SD-37.  In an ideal world, Democrat Louise Stewardson would have mustered enough write in votes to win but she still managed a respectable amount to Naz Namazi who was on the ballot. …

A Write In Reminder for Tomorrow’s Elections

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I almost never vote by mail, preferring instead to go to the polls to cast my ballot.  Tomorrow, I’m casting a write in ballot for SD-37 for Louise Stewardson. If you’ve never done a write in ballot before, tomorrow’s low turnout gives you the perfect opportunity to learn how.  Simply ask one of the poll…

Updated: Sharon Quirk Silva to announce new AD-65 bid

Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Sliva speaks at press conference calling for Attorney General investigation of Carlos Bustamante sexual abuse scandal. (Photo: LiberalOC.com)

  Sharon Quirk-Silva had perhaps the best freshman term of any assembly member who won the 2012 race. Her loss to Young Kim last November was more a result of terrible voter turnout than a reflection on the job she did.  She announced on Facebook that she’d challenge Young Kim to a rematch in 2016.…