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MacMurray Lifted by Energized Campaign Into A.D. #72 Run-Off With Norby

Assembly District #72 candidate Democrat John MacMurray gratefully thanked a crowd of supporters gathered at his home last night by acknowledging the importance of their energized get-out-the-vote effort to his extremely strong showing against a host of well-known North Orange County Republicans in yesterday’s special election. And, indeed, because of Democratic enthusiasm for his candidacy,…

If the Rumor Is True

Another blog is reporting a rumor that attorney and businessman Al Amezcua, who recently announced his candidacy to unseat Miguel Pulido as mayor of Santa Ana, has engaged the services of political consultant Parke Skelton. If the rumor turns out to be true, this is indeed good news for Amezcua, his supporters and Santa Ana.…

OC Political News Round-Up

Here are some of the stories we’ll be following today: 72nd Asssembly Race Going to a Runoff on January 12th Chris Norby came out on top in yesterday’s Special Primary Election to fill the unexpired Assembly term of disgraced Republican Milke Duvall who resigned earlier this year in wake of a sex scandal. Norby will…

Politics and Technology

I have an AYSO soccer playoff game to attend tonight, but otherwise, I’d be at this event that has a fascinating topic on the convergence of politics and technology. The event is free but an RSVP is required. Here’s the skinny: MOTM OC with Rhonda Rohrabacher Tuesday Night -> Ticket fee waived Technology has changed the political…

Campbell’s lies about the House Health Care Reform bill

The OCRegister published Congressman John Campbell’s OP-ED full of lies about the House Health Care Reform bill today. I wonder if they will print a fact check? Odds are, they won’t bother. To start Campbell claims: This bill is 2,032 pages of a pure and unadulterated government takeover of health care. The total package would cost…

Election Day Prediction Contest

It’s time for another Election Day Prediction thread. On Tuesday polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm for the special election in the 72nd Assembly District.  If you’ve been following this race closely (or even if you haven’t), please list your predictions for the outcome.  There are five candidates.  In your comment…

72nd Assembly Special Election Tuesday

They’re rounding the turn coming into the home stretch. Norby and Ackerman are out front battling for the lead and charging from a few lengths behind is MacMurray followed distantly by Faher and Rands. The race to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall has been short in time but long in biting, bitter attacks between the…