Tag Archive for Elections

Call Ten People

If you read local political blogs like this, you’re probably passionate and informed about what goes on in your community. Since a lot of people will be marking their sample ballot or mail-in ballot this weekend, there’s something simple you can do to make a difference. Pick one or two contests you especially care about.…

The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles, Episode 3

This month the House approved the Keeping All Students Safe Act, a bipartisan bill providing comprehensive protection for children against abusive disciplinary actions at schools, such as restraints, drugging, or being isolated in a locked room. Ken Calvert voted against this bipartisan bill. Ken Calvert voted for the continued use of abusive discipline in the classroom.

California needs a majority vote budget – and you can help

From the California Democratic Party’s web site at http://www.cadem.org Teachers, firefighters and nurses have launched a petition drive to put a majority vote budget on the ballot in November. Their measure changes the vote requirement to pass a budget from two-thirds to a simple majority and penalizes legislators for failing to do their most important…

The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles, Episode 2

Media Release/For Immediate Release Contact: Katie Mantz, 951-440-5546, kmantz@hedrickforcongress.com The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles are weekly reviews of Ken Calvert’s 18 years in Congress. The series will look into Calvert’s record of hypocrisy, extremism and corruption.  This is Episode 2. Episode 2: In Environmental News… This week, Ken Calvert earned…

Time to run for OC Central Committee seats

The California Democratic Party is governed by ordinary citizens who are, for the most part, elected members of Democratic Central Committees from their various counties. Candidates for County Central Committee appear on the June primary ballot, and six members are elected from each Assembly District. The responsibility of Central Committee members is attend a monthly…

The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles, Episode 1

Media Release/For Immediate Release Contact: Katie Mantz, 951-440-5546, kmantz@hedrickforcongress.com The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles Episode 1: Your Vote Says No, But Your Mouth Says Yes The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles are weekly reviews of Ken Calvert’s 18 years in Congress. The series will look into Calvert’s record of hypocrisy, extremism and corruption.  This is Episode…

The Future of Voting in California

Kim Alexander, Executive Director of the California Voter Foundation, spoke in Sacramento Monday at a hearing held by Secretary of State Debra Bowen on the Future of Voting in California. A transcript of Alexander’s remarks follow. What do you envision as the future of voting in California?  The Secretary of State is still accepting public…