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I Voted for Edwards. I’m Endorsing Obama.

When Senator John Edwards suspended his campaign last week I had my ballot ready to go, with Edwards marked as my choice for President. Having been a delegate for Senator Edwards to the 2004 Democratic National Convention, to say the least I was disappointed by the Senator’s decision. I sent it in anyway and have…

Red County For Romney

The LA Times reported a series of endorsements for each candidate; under the Romney file, Matthew Cunnigham , editor of the RedCounty.com blog. This is extraordinary for two reasons: 1. Red County doesn’t have an endorsement on their own pages and 2. A blogger’s endorsement somehow means something.

Debbie to Challenge Dana

At the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Biennial Convention in Anaheim today, Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook will challenge Congressman Dana Rohrabacher for his 46th Congressional District seat. This is the first time that Dana will be challenged by an Orange County elected official. I’m sure I’ll have more later.

Democratic Voter Registration in California Sees Explosive Growth

California Democrats Shatter Record – In the final 45 days (60 days pre-election, December 7, 2008 to the January 22, 2008 15-day cut-off) prior to Election Day, the Secretary of State’s report of registration shows Democrats added 150,633 voters to bring its total to 6,749,406 or 43.0 percent of registered voters statewide.  Altogether, 244,202 voters…

How I Voted

I recently located an old friend on LinkedIn. When he responded to the request to join my network, this dyed-in-the-wool Republican wrote, “Who should I vote for? (Sorry about the Bush thing.)” Thus I had confirmation that there actually are a few demented individuals who care what I think about politics. On the chance that…