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Lou asks for a Recount

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Andrew Do was supposed to be sworn in today but former Senator Lou Correa has requested a recount in the recently completed special election for the First District for the Board of Supervisors seat according to a tweet from the Registrar’s office. The Orange County Register has also chimed in with Correa’s explanation. “If ballots…

Supervisor’s Race is Too Close to Call

State Senator Lou Correra in the VIP suite with his LiberalOC sticker (c)2009, TheLiberalOC.com

Two votes.  That’s what separates former state senator Lou Correa from Andrew Do in the race to replace Do’s boss, Janet Nguyen, in the first district supervisor’s race. County Supervisor First District, Short Term Completed Precincts: 101 of 101   Vote Count Percentage ANDREW DO 16,202 39.0% LOU CORREA 16,200 39.0% CHRIS PHAN 6,765 16.3%…

Today is Election Day in the First District

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Today is Election Day in central Orange County to replace First District Supervisor Janet Nguyen who in December moved on to Sacramento as the 34th District State Senator. The election is likely to be a very low turnout election, around 20 percent of registered voters. Polls will be open, in the district which stretches from Santa Ana westward into Garden Grove, Westminster, Midway City, and Fountain Valley, from 7 am to 8 pm.

Lou Correa gets a nearly unanimous endorsement from DPOC

State Senator Lou Correra in the VIP suite with his LiberalOC sticker (c)2009, TheLiberalOC.com

Former State Senator Lou Correa, the only Democrat in the race to replace Janet Nguyen on the County Board of Supervisors, was nearly a unanimously-endorsed candidate for the special election seat but his bid for 100 percent party support was foiled by disgraced former North County vice chair Greg Diamond who objected to an endorsement…

Correa to run for Supervisor to Replace Nguyen

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Lou Correa, the termed-out State Senator, and former First District County Supervisor, will be running in the special election to be held in February or March to complete the remaining two years of Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s term as First District Supervisor after she moves on the the State Senate. Nguyen, who replaced Correa in 2007 after he was elected to the Senate, crushed RSCCD President Jose Solorio by 20 percentage points in Tuesday’s general election to replace Correa as the 34th District Senator.

So Which Santa Ana City Council Member will Challenge Janet Nguyen for Supervisor

Claudia Alvarez - Photo: Chris Prevatt/LiberalOC

A tipster tells us that one member of the Santa Ana City Council is likely to challenge Janet Nguyen in 2012 for the First District supervisor’s race. With councilmember Vince Sarmiento being touted as the candidate likely to run for Rep. Jose Solorio’s Assembly seat, we’ve narrowed it down to Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez, Councilman Sal Tinajero or Councilwoman Michelle Martinez.