Tag Archive for Elections

SD 34: Quick Update

Just got this in my email. Down to a 147 vote difference, with 32,047 left to count county-wide (according to ocvote.com, anyway). No idea on how many of those are relevant to this race. According to Martin Wisckol, OC Registrar of Voters Neal Kelley says that there are a few hundred absentees & around 6,000…

Art Pedroza, Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid!

Art Pedroza, lead blogger over at Orange Juice Blog, has missed the last two Drinking Liberally events, which he faithfully attended since its beginning.  Over this short period of time I’ve watched Art slowly succumb to the effects of the GOP Central Committee Kool-Aid. Now there’s no doubt that I am clearly a partisan Democrat…

Garden Grove is still too close to call

The latest count for Garden Grove City Council shows that Dina Nguyen has 8,420 votes (19.3%) and Harry Krebs only has 8,013 votes (18.3%). Dina and Harry have been playing teeter-totter for the past couple of days. We should keep an eye on this one.

Vote count observers needed

We are in need of Democratic volunteers to come observe the vote counting that is being done by the county. They are looking for people today (Friday), Saturday (starting at 7 a.m.) or Monday (starting at 8 a.m.). Here’s the email that was sent out by the Orange County Young Democrats: HELP DEMOCRATS BY HELPING…

I’m mad as hell!!!

In the Democratic Primary of 2004 the vote between Tom Umberg and Claudia Alvarez was separated by 365 votes when everything was counted.  I knew then that every vote had counted.  With all precincts reporting, probably with the exclusion of the paper ballots cast, 13 votes separate Lou Correa and Lynn Daucher in the 34th Senate…

My voting experience in Garden Grove.

On the way to my polling place (First Presbyterian Church on Euclid), I expected to request a paper ballot and then gleefully fill it out. No such luck. The poll worker I dealt with had no idea what I was talking about, and then tried to tell me that I was voting on paper. I…