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Three Cheers for the Underdog

Why do some candidates run against all odds?

The Orange County Register ran a great story about political underdogs over the weekend that brought to light the motivation of candidates who run for elective office, in spite of all the odds against them in unseating an incumbent official. The story featured Suzanne Savary who is challenging Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Peter Anderson, who is challenging Congressman Ed Royce.

Janet Nguyen’s Laundered Money – Still Dirty

Money-Laundry

Last week, the Voice of OC reported on an ongoing FPPC investigation of Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s campaign funding irregularities involving unemployed and student donors. It took a few days, but on Thursday afternoon the other shoe dropped. A detailed review of the court documents revealed that the FPPC had more than just a hunch behind its subpoenas.

Latino Democrat Campaigning With All Republican Slate!

Signs of Baeza Campaign Allegiance

No, this post is not about who you might think. Despite false and misleading rumors, Dr. Jose F. Moreno is not a part of Team Tait and is running his own campaign. We are talking about Dr. Roberto Baeza, who is a disgruntled ex-principal in Anaheim City School District and a current candidate for Anaheim Union High School District Board of Education, Area 2. This race has four candidates, all Latino, three are registered Democratic, including Dr. Baeza.