Tag Archive for Irvine Mayor

Kang Officially Opens Congressional Campaign Office

Congressional Candidate Sukhee Kang is announcing the opening of a Congressional campaign office in Irvine, California. The office will help volunteers organize in advance of the June 5th primary election, where Sukhee Kang will be one of three candidates running for two positions on the general election ballot.

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang to run for Congress

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Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang is throwing his hat into the ring and will challenge the John Campbell-Dana Rohrabacher GOP fistfight winner for a seat in Congress in 2012.  If the proposed Huntington Beach-Irvine-Newport Beach-Laguna Beach district holds in the proposed redistricting, the top two emerge and a close GOP vote gives Kang an opportunity.  If elected, Kang will…

Has Chuck DeVore Already Thrown in the Towel?

While the LA Times pondered the political future of US Senate candidate Chuck DeVore and why, in spite of the support of the Teabagger movement, he’s not raising more money or being more competitive.  You can read about it here, but my favorite part of the article is a confession of sorts from Chuck: “Ballot titles…

TeamIrvine: The New Definition of Anemic Fundraising

TeamIrvine.org is coming into Tuesday city hall elections with perhaps the worst fundraising record of a political slate on record in Irvine. In filings obtained from City Hall yesterday, through October 18, Mayoral candidate Christina Shea has raised $32,919; her opponent, Council member Sukhee Kang was over $160,000 for the same period with about 30…

Kang and Council Slate Earn Key Public Saftey Endorsement in Irvine City Hall Race

The KeepIrvineGreat in ’08 Slate of Sukhee Kang for Mayor, and Larry Agran, Beth Krom and Todd Gallinger has received key public safety endorsements for the November 4 election. The ticket was endorsed by the Orange County Professional Firefighters Association and the Irvine Police Association endorsed all the council incumbents. A mailer announced the endorsements showed…

Irvine’s Own Sarah Palin

Two years ago, as this blog was getting its footing on solid ground, I had lunch with someone close to the Orange County political scene who is actually very neutral.  We got on the subject of Irvine politics.  He questioned why there was such a rift between Council members Christina Shea and Larry Agran. noting…