Tag Archive for Assemblyman Mike Duvall

Election Today in the 72nd Assembly District

It all comes down to today. The campaigning to replace disgraced former Assemblyman Mike “Open Mike” Duvall has came to an end. At 8 :00 pm tonight the voting does too. Three candidates are facing off in this run-off election;  County Supervisor Chris Norby (Republican), School Teacher John MacMurray (Democrat), and Systems Engineer Jane Rands (Green).…

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…

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…

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…

Jon Stewart Moral Kombat: Taking On Values Voters

Last night, the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart took on the Values Voters Summit. (h/t) Huffington Post: Stewart first explored the irony of Bill O’Reilly accepting a media courage award at an event that bars the media, but quickly moved on to a speech given by Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-Okla.) chief of staff. Michael Schwartz, a…

Quirk Decides To Run For Duvall’s Seat

Governor Schwarzenegger announced today the date of the Special Election to fill the open 72nd Assembly seat vacated by former Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall after a sex scandal. The General Election will be held on January 12th if things are not decided in the Primary Election November 17th. Candidates will have until October 5th to decide…