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US Census Data and Anaheim Demographer’s Analysis Reveal City Has No Latino Majority District in People’s Map

No Latino Majority District in the People's Map

An analysis of census data in Anaheim concludes that none of the districts drawn by “The People’s Map” have a CVAP Latino majority. Anaheim Councilmember Jordan Brandman was vilified for suggesting there were problems with The People’s Map and was steamrolled by a huge public outcry in which the Anaheim City Council adopted the map…

New Letters from Latino Groups on Anaheim Districting


TheLiberalOC has the latest letters sent to the Anaheim City Council on districting from MALDEF and LULAC.  The first letter is from LULAC; it’s a final version updated from a draft copy we received last night: Tom Tait, Mayor City of Anaheim City Hall 200 S Anaheim Boulevard Anaheim, CA 92805 Dear Mayor Tait and…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

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


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…

Who’s Running the “SaveAnaheim” Blog?

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“SaveAnaheim,” a blog founded by Jason Young that insists on transparency from Anaheim City Government and the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, apparently can talk the talk but not walk the walk. In a comment on our post about Lorri Galloway’s mayoral HQ opening, Young wrote: “I don’t control the content of Save Anaheim nor the approval…

Will Costa Mesa go to Districting System?

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The Sunday edition of the Daily Pilot raises the issue that changing the way Costa Mesa elects its city council might have a profound impact on the city’s growing Latino population.  There’s support growing to have the city move towards districting to ensure greater Latino representation on the city council and that is sure to…