Tag Archive for Democrats

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

Three Cheers for the Underdog

Why do some candidates run against all odds?

The Orange County Register ran a great story about political underdogs over the weekend that brought to light the motivation of candidates who run for elective office, in spite of all the odds against them in unseating an incumbent official. The story featured Suzanne Savary who is challenging Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and Peter Anderson, who is challenging Congressman Ed Royce.

Sources: Dr. Jose Moreno to Run for Anaheim City Council

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Four independent sources tell TheLiberalOC that Dr. Jose Moreno will run for Anaheim City Council instead of re-election to his school board seat.  We’re told a press conference will be scheduled for Friday morning, campaign photos will be shot Thursday, and one source says that Moreno will be a part of Mayor Tom Tait’s “Good…

Apples & Oranges Carpetbagging?

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SAUSD trustee and failed AD-69 candidate Ceci Iglesias has filed three complaints —  one with the Orange County Registrar of Voters, one with the State Attorney General’s Office and one with the California Secretary of State’s office — all to ask for an immediate investigation of and the removal of AD-69 primary runner up Sherry…