A thank you to Councilmembers David Benavides and Vincent Sarmiento for helping solve constituent issues.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Assemblyman Jose Solorio have made the right choice on who to support for Lieutenant Governor in California. As Matt Cunningham would say, these came over the transom today. All we need is Lou Correa to endorse and all of the big three in Orange County will be backing Janice for LG! This should hand her a big victory in Orange County, which has over half a million registered Democrats. Below are the Press Releases.
In the hottest contested race for Lt. Governor, neither candidate received the required 60% vote to get the party endorsement. Gavin Newsom received 52% of delegate vote. The CA Democratic Party will make no endorsement for Lt. Governor.
In aÂ format change from previous years, the candidates for Lt. Governor, Janice Hahn and Gavin Newson were permitted to submit one minute videos to address the CA Democratic Convention Delegates. Here is the video from Janice Hahn: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmCb1-nQJQI&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]
The following memo went out from Janice Hahn’s campaign almost three hours before delegate voting closed for party endorsement. This looks a lot like Jimmy Carter conceding the 1980 Presidential Election to Ronald Reagan hours before the polls on the west coast closed.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom declared his candidacy today for the California Lieutenant Governor race, and “proudly accepted the endorsement of State Senate Majority Leader Dean Florez who… has decided to withdraw from the race and pledge his full, immediate support to Mayor Newsom.” Newsom, who ran a short-lived campaign for the 2010 gubernatorial race,…
In an apparent preemptive strike against Gavin Newsom, the Janice Hahn for Lieutenant Governor campaign today released a YouTube video highlighting some of Mayor Newsom’s recent comments about the office.