The suspicious part of me thinks that number is more reflective of Tran’s estimate of the number of late absentee ballots his campaign (allegedly) helped illegally dump at polling places across the district. There is (allegedly) a long history of Tran’s team gathering ballots from voters, and delivering them for them to the polls. This is of course illegal, but that hasn’t stopped this funny business over the years Tran has held office.
Ceci Iglesias has filed some of the missing reports for her campaign. In reviewing them, we have found a few questionable, if not outright illegal, campaign contributions.
Our readers have reported receiving a recorded phone call from former President Bill Clinton reminding them to get out and vote on November 2nd, and vote to reelect Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.
When Assemblyman Van Tran told me in front of about 30 reporters at his debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez that he would turn over travel records to show how much time he spends in his Assembly District, I wasn’t counting on him actually doing so. I was right to doubt his sincerity. When Dan Chmielewski…
Ceci Iglesias has mysteriously purchased $12,000 in TV advertising time on Univision that started to run on Saturday. But based upon campaign finance reports, she doesn’t have that kind of money.
â€œI am thrilled to have the support of President Clinton and my friends and neighbors in Orange County,â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œBut that support is meaningless if we donâ€™t turn out to vote on Election Day. On November 2nd, head to the polls to make sure your vote counts. And remember you can avoid the long lines on Election Day by voting early.”
Political satirist Stephen Colbert has made an art out of interviewing members of congress and getting them to say things that can be taken out of context. Well, Assemblyman Van Tran didnâ€™t need any help from Colbert to step into it during his debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Wednesday night. â€œIâ€™m a child molester.â€ These were not four words any candidate ever wants to come out of his or her mouth.