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No, Betty Carroll isn’t on the Irvine School Board no matter what that IE mailer says


Independent Expenditure mailers in Irvine are notorious for … lying. A batch of new signs sported up promoting Irvine’s “education team” for city council and school board are intermixed with an IE sign promoting a teacher’s union slate.  I spoke with one candidate who said he/she hates them. The IEs in Irvine usually have close…

Anaheim’s Strange Political Bedfellows

Jon Fleischman

As the 2016 city elections approach, Anaheim remains a fascinating case study of strange political bedfellows that somehow create unusual informal alliances. TheLiberalOC has spoken with three sources on the condition of anonymity regarding the campaign of Mark Lopez, a staffer for County Supervisor Shawn Nelson, who is running as a Republican in District 5…

FPPC Complaint Filed Against Tony Bushala


A formal complaint has been filed with the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) against Fullerton developer Tony Bushala for his IEs against State Senate candidate Sukhee Kang. You can read the entire complaint here. The gist of the complaint is really nothing new; Bushala typically doesn’t properly disclose the full details of his IEs or…