Tag Archive for Elections

Steve Young Announces for Newport Beach City Council

This just in from Steve Young: Steve Young filed a “Candidate Intention Statement” with the Newport Beach City Clerk’s office. He is running for City Council in the 3rd District of Newport Beach for the November 2010 election. Don Webb has held the 3rd District Council seat for two terms, the limit of the office…

Obama: I’ll never stop fighting for your voice

In this week’s address, President Barack Obama vowed to continue fighting for the American people to ensure their voices are heard over the special interests and lobbyists in Washington, despite this week’s Supreme Court decision to further empower corporations to use their financial clout to directly influence elections.

Prop 8’s Frank Schubert supports his sister, but not her right to marry

According to the Bay Area Reporter, the lesbian sister of Proposition 8 mastermind Frank Schubert has announced her candidacy for Sacramento County Superior Court judge. Schubert is the President of Orange County’s Schubert Flint Public Affairs. Schubert acknowledges that his sister, Anne Marie Schubert, is part of a registered domestic partnership and is raising two…

Beth Krom on the Radio

Pat Lynch, editor-in-chief and host of “Speak Up” on womensradio.com recently interviewed Irvine’s Beth Krom, who, as most of you know, is running for Congress in the 48th District which is mostly Irvine. Have a listen to the broadcast here. From the article that accompanies the audio interview: “An advocate for balanced planning, ensuring a…

Democrats Should Be Joining the Tea Parties

Democrats are responding to the growing nationwide phenomena of anti-tax “tea parties” protests by mocking them and by pointing out that they are prompted and run by right-wing organizations. Neither response is a winning political strategy. It is pure political stupidity — and bad economic policy — for Democrats to treat the tax protests with derision…

Four Obama Inspired Lessons for California Democrats – Part Two

Last week I wrote that the Obama campaign should serve as a master class in winning elections for Democrats, but, unfortunately, not enough California Democrats are playing attention to the Obama campaign’s most important lessons. We’ve dealt with the first two lessons — (1) Blame Republicans and Present a Democratic Solution, and (2) Use the Internet. The remaining two Obama inspired lessons are (3) Expand the Electorate, and (4) Champion the Middle Class. Let’s tackle them now.