Tag Archive for CA-44

WDYT: 44th CD Planning Thread

Our series on winning OC’s Congressional Districts continues today as we head down south (or is that east?) to the 44th District. Of all the OC districts, none shocked the pundits or challenged “conventional wisdom” more than this one. And if we Democrats are as smart as we say we are, we should be able…

WDYT: How Can We Win CA-44 in 2010?

Wow. James L at Swing State Project is taking notice. Our own 44th Congressional District shocked not just the OC politicos, but the entire national punditry. Bill Hedrick nearly unseated 16 year entrenched GOP incumbent Ken Calvert. So what do we do now? We are so tantalizingly close to winning here. What can we do…

How The West Was Won… And Lost

(Proudly cross-posted at C4O) This week has been nothing short of amazing! Barack Obama will be our next President. More and better Democrats will be going to Congress. The electoral map has undergone a major blue shift. So why has this whole experience been bittersweet at best for me? Well, all is not well in…

CA-44: Make Sure Your Vote Is Counted!

You know, everyone, Gila is right. CA-44 is still too close to call. Ken Calvert currently leads by less than 5,000 votes with many more thousands of votes still to be counted and a possible recount happening after the final count. So on this note, I give you this update from Lori Vandermeir of the…

CA-44: Why Not?

Remember what I told you back in August? Remember what I said about Bill Hedrick? OK, so you don’t? Well then, let’s review the facts. Democrats have made HUGE strides here to close the Republican registration advantage to only about 11%, which was about the same gap in the 11th District up north where Jerry…

CA-44: Tune Into Bill Hedrick This Thursday!

This just in from the Bill Hedrick campaign! It looks like another of our local candidates will be featured on national radio this week! Go OC Democrats! Oh yes, and thank goodness for Thom Hartmann & Air America. BILL HEDRICK ON THE THOM HARTMANN SHOW THIS THURSDAY MORNING Bill Hedrick, Democratic candidate for the 44th…

CA-44: What’s Cheney Doing at “Nixonland”?

In case you missed it, something really frightening is coming to Orange County this week. Believe it or not, The Lord of Darkness (aka Dick Cheney) will be coming to here to raise some money for a good friend of his. He’ll apparently be holding a fundraiser at Richard Nixon’s beloved Casa Pacifica (how fitting!)…