Tag Archive for 72nd Assembly District

Norby, Ackerman Carry On Duvall Tradition of Sleazy Republican Politics in A.D. #72 Special Election

At the torrid rate at which Republicans Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman, are publicly sliming each other, Democrat John MacMurray stands a solid chance to garner a clear victory in heavily-Republican Assembly District #72′s special election to replace Republican Mike “Family Values” Duvall, who resigned after…

Norby: Are bike helmets making kids fat?

This headline from the Orange County Register caught my eye this morning. O.C. supervisor: Are bike helmets making kids fat? That brings us to the bike-helmet question (the video is here, about 1 hour, 12 minutes in). Norby, a Republican who’s seeking the state Assembly seat formerly held by Mike Duvall, brought it up as part of his larger point: that…

Campaign to Replace Duvall Begins

Monday at 5 pm was the deadline for candidates seeking to complete the final year of disgraced Assemblyman Mike Duvall’s term in the 72nd Assembly District. From an initial field of 9 potntial candidates we now have 5 in the race. Three Republicans, one Democrat, and one Green Party member filed their paperwork and paid their…

Quirk Withdraws from A.D. #72 Race, Urges Supporters to MacMurray

  TheLiberalOC.com was disappointed late today to hear from Democrat Sharon Quirk that she is withdrawing from the special election to fill the state Assembly District #72 seat vacated when Republican Mike Duvall was forced to resign over a lurid sexual scandal. Quirk, former Mayor and now Fullerton Councilwoman, is an education powerhouse in Orange…

A.D. 72 Candidate John MacMurray Aims to Help Schools, Families

. John MacMurray, Democratic candidate for the unfilled Assembly District #72 seat, responded thoughtfully over the weekend to TheLiberalOC.com questions submitted to all Democrats in the special election which is set for November 17, 2009. (See below for MacMurray’s answers.) Per the Orange County Registrar of Voters, seven candidates have thus far formalized interest in…

Mayor Sharon Quirk Is Impressive Assembly District 72 Candidate

TheLiberalOC.com sat down for an interview with Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk, Democratic candidate for Assembly District #72 seat to replace disgraced Republican Mike Duvall… and came away quite impressed with Mayor Quirk’s energy, focused passion, and firm grasp of the issues facing this North Orange County district of Fullerton, Placentia, Yorba Linda, and parts of…