Tag Archive for Frank Barbaro

Pelosi’s Bid to Retake the House Comes to OC Next Month

The 2012 election presents an opportunity for Democrats to take back control of the House and House minority leader Nancy Pelosi believes that California could produce a significant chunk of the 25 seats Democrats need to take back the House.  The former speaker is bringing her clout and fundraising prowess to Orange County next month.…

A Trokia of Democratic Fundraisers

In no particular order, this post has details for three fundraiser for three Democratic candidates running for three different offices.  In no particular order, a fundraising announcement for Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva who is a candidate for AD-65, a fundraiser for Jordan Brandman who is a candidate for Anaheim City Council, and a fundraiser for…

Sanchez, DPOC Disappointed with OC BoS Over Politicizing Healthcare

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro have both issued statements regarding the politicization of healthcare by the County’s Board of Supervisors.  Barbaro and the DPOC released the following statement: Today, DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro added his voice to the growing number of concerned citizens in condemning last week’s decision by the Orange County…

Frenemys – Battle Lines in the 69th Assembly District Primary

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The 69th Assembly district contest has positioned democratic friends against friends, old guard versus next generation leaders, and unions against business interests. It’s a battle among frenemys in the Democratic Party. Adding fuel to the battle Julio Perez walked away on Saturday with the support of a majority of state party delegates supporting his endorsement.

OC Dems struggle with finances and transparency

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The Democratic Party of Orange County has historically lived on a razor edge of financial security. Orange County’s Democratic Party (DPOC) closed the first half of the year with just $353 in the bank after $19,552 in expenditures. Those figures provided the back-drop to an impeachment vote targeting the DPOC Treasurer Reggie Mundekis.