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Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

DPOC Backs Michele Martinez for First District Supervisor

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The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) voted overwhelmingly to endorse Santa Ana City Councilmember Michele Martinez’s campaign for Orange County Supervisor at Monday night’s general membership meeting. Following the vote, DPOC Chairman Henry Vandermeir released the following statement: “Democrats can count on Michele Martinez to fight for the values and priorities of our party.…

STATE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OFFICIALLY ENDORSES SUKHEE KANG

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  SAN JOSE – State Senate candidate Sukhee Kang over the weekend officially won the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, with the thousands of delegates attending the state convention in San Jose unanimously ratifying Kang’s earlier support by 88.8 percent of the delegates from the 29th Senate District. “I am so gratified to have…

Onofre Scores Big Endorsements for AD-74

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Karina Onofre, an Irvine resident for the past few years and a Democrat for most of her political life, has secured some heavy hitters to endorse her race against the awful Matt Harper in AD-74. Those backing Onofre for Assembly include: *Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez *Senator Lou Correa *Rancho Santiago Community College Trustee, John Hanna *CA…

Financial Disclosures for CD-46 Come In; Some Surprises

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  Just like the DPOC pre-convention endorsement meeting on Saturday, fundraising for candidates in CD-46 narrowly went for former State Senator Lou Correa over former State Senator Joe Dunn, with Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen bringing up the rear.  Quarter over quarter results show Correa gaining strength over Dunn while Nguyen’s fundraising was about half…