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Sharon Quirk Silva Leads Opposition Candidate Fundraising

Sharon Quirk-Silva

From the Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly campaign: Full-time classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced raising over $213,000 for her election campaign and reported having over $175,000 cash on hand to end 2015. Her totals made her the top fundraiser among Democratic Assembly candidates challenging a Republican incumbent. “I am so…

CRA AD-68 Assembly Forum: Candidates Play “I’m More Conservative Than You Are” Game


A quirk in my schedule permitted me to attend Tuesday nights California Republican Assembly AD-68 forum at Orange City Hall last night featuring four Republicans running to replace Don Wagner in the assembly.  Chris Nguyen over at OC Political has a very, very homogenized play-by-play of the event and you can read it here.  To summarize,…

Onofre Scores Big Endorsements for AD-74

Karina Onofre

Karina Onofre, an Irvine resident for the past few years and a Democrat for most of her political life, has secured some heavy hitters to endorse her race against the awful Matt Harper in AD-74. Those backing Onofre for Assembly include: *Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez *Senator Lou Correa *Rancho Santiago Community College Trustee, John Hanna *CA…

Loretta Sanchez’s Human Trafficking Bill Advances


REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ’S DHS HUMAN TRAFFICKING BILL & FOREIGN FIGHTER TASK FORCE RECOMMENDATIONS PASS MARKUP IN COMMITTEE   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement on today’s Full Committee markup in the House Committee on Homeland Security.  Sanchez’s DHS Human Trafficking Prevention Act of…

Clark announces run for Tustin City Council


Hot off the press; a candidate emerges for Tustin City Council. Tustin, CA – Longtime resident and government affairs professional Letitia Clark announced her campaign for Tustin City Council today. The election, which will feature at least one incumbent who is not seeking re-election due to term limits, will be held on November 8, 2016. In…