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.
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…
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.
It’s July. Not October, not September, but July. And for two high profile races, the OC Register editorial desk has already come out in support of two Republican candidates, backing Republican Young Kim, who’s trying to carpetbag her way into the AD-65 race, and County Supervisor Janet Nguyen over former State Rep Jose Solorio. In…
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.
Yesterday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took up the proposal by Supervisor John Moorlach to limit the ability of voters in special elections to fill Supervisor vacancies to vote the way they want. Special elections come up notoriously short when it comes to voter turnout. As we wrote yesterday, Moorlach’s proposal would have asked voters to approve a county charter amendment allowing Supervisors to conduct special elections by mail only, eliminating the option to vote in person at a local precinct
Quietly, and without warning, Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach has introduced a proposal to place on the November 2014 ballot a Charter amendment requiring that all special elections for County offices be conducted by mail only. Under his plan, voters would not be able to vote in person at their local precinct on the day of a special election. His public rationale is simple, he want’s to save a few bucks in special election costs.