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CA44: Hedrick closes gap by 1049 votes

More updates on ballot counting in OC.. We are down to mostly Provisional ballots at this point. Counting of Provisionals for Garden Grove begin at 2 pm today, and Hedrick’s race against Calvert either Friday or Saturday. In the Hedrick/Calvert contest for the 44th Congressional seat, Bill hedrick has narrowed the lead that Calvert has…

Vote Count Update: Diep Dipping into Loomer’s lead

Here are the latest updates from the post election day counting of ballots. The Orange County Registrar of Voters has posted its update for today tabulating the remaining late vote-by-mail ballots and some of the provisionals. There are still more Provisional and paper ballots from election day that still need to be tabulated. But here…

OC Registrar starts counting Provisional ballots at 2 PM

The Orange County Registrar of Voters is reportedly starting to count Provisional ballots for Garden Grove (and we suspect other areas as well) at 2 PM Wednesday 11/12. The process involves verifying the eligibility of each voter casting a Provisional ballot. This process is slightly more involved than the signature validation and determination that the…

DeVore vs. Boxer 2010: Chuck’s Letter

Here is the text of Chuck DeVore’s letter to supporters announcing his campaign for U.S. Senate. On Wednesday, November 12, I will declare my candidacy for the United States Senate against Barbara Boxer in 2010. You may see my announcement live online at 1pm at: www.ChuckDeVore.com.   Recession and credit markets, wars in Afghanistan and…

Ballot Count: Garden Grove, Westminster, CA 44th

Here are the latest updates from the post election day counting of ballots. The Orange County Registrar of Voters has posted its update for today tabulating the late vote-by-mail ballots. There are still Provisional and paper ballots from election day that still need to be tabulated. But here is where things are in the close…

DeVore to Challenge Boxer in 2010?

Okay, I know that Assemblyman Chuck DeVore has a vastly self inflated perception of himself and his political appeal, but this has got to be the wackiest idea he’s come up with yet. My sources are telling me that Chuckles the “military ethos” clown, and blogging Assemblyman, is seriously considering, if not actually planning, a run for…