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Early night?

The results of tonight’s special election could really be clear by 8:00 tonight when the Registrar of Voters posts the first set of numbers on their website. There were so many absentee ballots that came in before today, and if Umberg has a lead at that time, it will only grow as the night rolls…

Umberg’s pep talk

[ev type=”youtube” data=”13chs1xvAkU”][/ev] This is another video from The Orange County Register’s Peggy Lowe.  It’s Umberg giving a pep talk to people this morning before they went out and pushed people to the polls.

It’s Judgement Day

Peggy Lowe from the Orange County Register posted this video of Teferi Gebre, political director for the Orange County Central Labor Council, getting everyone revved up to hit the targeted precincts and voters in the GOTV effort for Umberg: [ev type=”youtube” data=”4BkVPCLcqbc”][/ev] I got a telephone call from a candidate in this race who was…

Another Umberg robocall

With the discussion of robocalls over on OC Blog, I thought I would post this audio file. It’s from Jose Solorio (in Spanish) on behalf of Tom Umberg and it went out on Saturday to some Latino Democrats.

Candidates campaign on an issue they can’t affect

From the Los Angeles Times this morning: Judging by the anti-illegal immigrant campaign rhetoric, voters in Orange County might think they’re going to the polls Tuesday to elect a new chief of the Border Patrol instead of a member of the Board of Supervisors, a job that has almost no authority over the immigration issues…