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Extension Of Candidate Filing Period For General Election

This update just in from Neal Kelley, Orange County Registrar of Voters regarding the extension of filing period in several races across the County. EXTENSION OF CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION (Non-City Contests) Santa Ana, CA  August 8 , 2008 – The Registrar of Voters announced today that the nomination period has been…

Kermit Marsh: Hopping out into obscurity

Today, Kermit Marsh hopped out of the City Council pond in Westminster, to focus on has campaign for Orange County Superior Court Judge against Debra Carrillo. Given the reality that it is virtually certain that the Westminster City Councilman, who cannot even follow simple campaign finance reporting laws, will lose bid to be a judge. Kermit…

Trung Nguyen Running for Garden Grove City Council

This just in from Garden Grove City Hall, there will be 10 candidates running for city council in Garden Grove this time around. In what is surprising news, Trung “Mr. Photoshop” Nguyen is running for a seat on the council rather than run as an incumbent for Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Trustee’s.…

Santa Ana Council Filings

The names and signatures are in and presuming nough signatures are verified by the city clerk, here’s who is running. Mayor: Miguel Pulido Michelle Martinez George Collins Stanly Fiala. Ward 1: Vince Sarmiento Jm Walker Ward 3: Carlos Bustamante Steve Rocco Art Pedroza Anna Rebecka Valencia-Verdin Ward 5 Claudia Alvarez Lisann Martinez

LA Times: NO on Prop 8

The Los Angeles Times has come out against stripped constitutional rights away from Gay and Lesbian couples by firmly coming out against Proposition 8 – the Protect Marriage Amendment. The editors wrote: To be sure, the court overturned Proposition 22, a vote of the people. That is the court’s duty when a law is unconstitutional,…