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Irvine’s Registered Voters: Democrats Take Over Majority

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Hat tip to Iyad Afalqa, the president of the Irvine Democratic Club, on this news that the Democratic Party in Irvine now has more registered voters than the Republican party does; and all this 9 months before an election guaranteed to have massive Democratic Party turnout. From his Facebook post: “Last week during my panel…

Irvine’s Republicans Keep Moving Backwards

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The Irvine Republican Council majority did two things last night — they repealed the city’s Living Wage ordinance and they eliminated the city’s already cheaper than cheap Business Tax license fee of $51 per business.  The Voice of OC does a nice job of summarizing the meeting here. It was a big night for Mayor Pro…

Democrat files for Congress in CD-45

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Drew Leavens is running for Congress in CD-45 and it’s a bit confusing as he was supposed to be challenging Darryl Issa in CD-49. Leavens, an active Democrat and therapist by profession, will run for John Campbell’s Congressional seat (CA 45).

Wasteful IUSD Special Election Looks Certain

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Sources tell TheLiberalOC that petitions with nearly 2,600 signatures were turned into the Orange County Registrar of Voters meaning a special election will be held for the school board.  While the signatures need to be verified, the number far exceeds the necessary numbers needed to qualify. This means a special election that will cost in…

Irvine Democratic Club Starts Up on Sunday

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The Democratic Party of Orange County is helping to organize a new Irvine Democratic Club to organize and get an early start on building a strong base of new voters, recruit new candidates and mobilize to start the Tea Party Republicans who control our City Council majority from dismantling the quality of life and progressive…