Tag Archive for Joe Dunn

Melahat Strikes Back!

Steve Perez asks Melahat Rafiei answers a few questions about the rumors surrounding her and OC Democratic Chair Frank Barbaro, as well as her future and that of the OC Democratic Party.

We Have Nobody To Blame But Ourselves

For the next four years the residents of Orange County’s First Supervisorial District will have to suffer through being represented by either Janet Nguyen or Dina Niguyen, both of whom are Republicans.  The lone Democrat in the race, Hoa Van Tran, has little chance of victory and is likely nothing more than a DINO, Democrat…

Unions Assume Responsibility for Building a Base

Norberto Santana, Jr., of the Orange County Register reported on Saturday (and in Sunday’s dead-wood edition), Union drive enlists foot soldiers, about the efforts of local unions to increase the participation of working men and women in the political process.  The drive doesn’t involve phone banks, campaign signs, mailers, or speeches.  It’s simple, they are registering people…

Joe Dunn Will NOT Run for Supervisor

Former State Senator Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) will not challenge Janet Nguyen. Sources are reporting to TheLiberalOC.com that Joe Dunn has decided that he will honor his contact with the California Medical Association and not seek election to the First District Supervisor seat in Orange County. The First District seat was previously represented by democratic…

Who’s afraid of Joe Dunn?

The possibility that former Senator Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) might run for Orange County First District Supervisor has made many Democrats in Orange County happy; in some cases, me in particular, ecstatic. But that feeling may not to apply to everyone. In addition to Republicans, who are understandably nervous about the prospect of Joe Dunn running, it looks like some high profile…

Where is the Dem Candidate?

  Please forgive me. This post is not about the wildfires or about the corrupt OC Sheriff. Both of those stories are important and worth talking about, but I wanted to escape for a second and talk about the 1st District Supervisorial seat.  As you know, Janet Nguyen’s seat is opening up soon—the primary race…