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Martinez Thanks Voters

Santa Ana Council member and fourth place finisher in the AD-69 primary Michele Martinez issued the following statement upon the conclusion of her campaign. The End of The Road! Orange County Unoffical Ballot Count Complete… After a long, hard-fought and integrity-filled battle, our journey has come to an end.  I am very proud of the…

“Dead to Labor” Solorio has a 93% Pro-Labor Rating

State Rep. Jose Solorio, who was declared “dead to me” by OC Labor Fed chief Tefere Gebre on primary night for the sin of not backing Labor activist Julio Perez, has a 93 percent pro-Labor voting record in Sacramento and an 89 percent pro-labor rating throughout his assembly career according to Cal Labor Fed records.…

Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…

Will Paco Barragan Run for Santa Ana City Council?

Much has been made of Francisco “Paco” Barragan’s “spoiler” role in the AD-69 race.  Some claimed his presence would steal Santa Ana Latino votes from Santa Ana councilwoman Michele Martinez.  Others said he’d draw support from labor activist Julio Perez.  In the end, Barragan’s vote total didn’t significantly impact either of the other Democrats in…

Julio Perez Gets VADPAC Endorsement

Labor activist Julio Perez has secured the endorsement of the Orange County Vietnamese American Democratic Political Action Committee (VADPAC) on his bid for the AD-69 assembly seat.  VADPAC members are Democratic Political leaders in OC’s Little Saigon with a goal of recruiting Vietnamese candidates to run for office or supporting candidates who have the best…

Anaheim Chamber backs Daly for Assembly

In a predictable announcement, the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Tom Daly for AD-69.  The press release below has all the details.   ANAHEIM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES FORMER ANAHEIM MAYOR TOM DALY FOR STATE ASSEMBLY The Organization Joins A Growing List Of Business Groups And Leaders Supporting Daly’s Candidacy For The 69th Assembly…