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First Debate Warnings

FlyntTrump

If you want to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, head over to the DPOC HQ on Chapman Ave in Orange at the Pipefitter’s Union around 5:30.  We’re told ABC-TV will be there for reaction and the Party will provide marshmellows to throw at the big screen TV when Trump…

With Tait Endorsement, Moreno and Ferraras embrace support from County’s Most Anti-Labor Mayor

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, TheLiberalOC.com (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

It bears noting that while the marriage is seldom perfect, organized labor unions and the Democratic Party in Orange County  are married to each other and often have the same interests in mind even if they take different paths to the same destination. There is no other elected official in Orange County more anti-labor than…

The OJ Seat on the Anaheim City Council

Donna Acevedo-Nelson

Donna Acevedo-Nelson received 92% of the vote for the DPOC endorsement for Anaheim’s District 5 city council race at the Party’s August endorsement meeting, largely because she’s the only Democrat on the ballot. She’s also the wife on OrangeJuice Blog publisher Vern Nelson and fellow blogger Greg Diamond spoke of “twisting her arm” at the…

Hillary’s in Town

Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

It’s her last fundraiser in Orange County before the election, and you can go.  The event is in Laguna Beach today and the details are here. The event is hosted by former DPOC chair Frank Barbaro and former DPOC executive directors Mike Levin and Melahat Rafiei. HRC events are typically informal and offer opportunities for…

A Closer Look at Garden Grove District 6

Garden Grove City Hall

We receivwed this guest editorial this afternoon and offer it for our readers: Tonight at 7PM the Democratic Party of Orange County will be meeting to make their endorsements. In many of the contested races, the recommendation is to go open and endorse no one, which is a smart decision. When two viable Democrats are…

Democratic Surge in OC is Not Just About Trump

Henry Vandermeir addresses the DPOC Central Committee during officer elections January 14, 2013. (Photo: Lou Delgado)

The OC Register’s Martin Wisckol penned this past weekend’s story about surging Democratic voter registration in Orange County and it’s an excellent piece to read.  And I can’t disagree that GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump has helped in turning Orange County bluer than it’s been, but I think Wisckol undersells the role DPOC Chair Henry…

Bao Nguyen: “Republican” Loretta Backs Lou so Support Me.

Bao Nguyen and Loretta Sanchez in North Hollywood

Former state senator Lou Correa was the overwhelming choice of Democrats in the 46th for the DPOC party endorsement at a poorly-attended meeting at the Teamster’s Hall in Orange Saturday morning; 32 votes were cast.  Correa got 30.  There were two votes for no endorsement and Garden Grove Mayor and CD-46 candidate Bao Nguyen didn’t land…