Tag Archive for Janet Nguyen

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…

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.

Janet Nguyen’s Oil Slick

Supervisor Janet Nguyen

Late Friday night, a new independent expenditure committee, the Coalition to Restore California’s Middle Class, dumped $1.5 million into key legislative races across the state. But there’s little support for the restoring the middle class among the supporters of this new coalition.

Janet Nguyen Served with Recall Petition

Supervisor Janet Nguyen listens as her colleagues discuss a scathing audit of CalOptima. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

We received this press release this morning that SD-34 candidate and current OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen has been served with a recall petition.  So in the event she fails to win in November, she may have another huge battle on her hands to retain her seat. The press release is below: VIETNAMESE AMERICAN VOTERS TO…

Gaze into the Crystal Ball – What will OC Supes Do?

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For the past couple of weeks the OC Register has been highlighting the positive realities of what our county public employees contribute to the welfare of our community, through its content partnership with the OCEA. This week, OCEA presents a full page ad focusing on bringing transparency to the apparent pay-to-play actions of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

Who Will Be Santa Ana’s Next Mayor?

Claudia Alvarez and Miguel Pulido

There’s a considerable amount of speculation that longtime Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido just might sit this fall’s election to focus on the FPPC investigation into the Mayor’s questionable real estate dealings. I’ll believe it when I see it, but should Pulido drop out, there’s no shortage of candidates who seek to replace him.