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Anaheim City Council Districts: An Analysis

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This past week, the ACLU, representing Amin David, Jose Moreno (who is an ACSD Trustee) and Consuelo Garcia announced they were suing the city of Anaheim, claiming the current way the City Council is elected shuts out minority representation. They also point out four of the five councilmembers live in Anaheim hills, which contains only 1/6 of the city’s total population.

Tom Daly’s AD-69 Campaign Gains Momentum

A combination of campaign experience, political savvy, and mis-steps by younger and less experienced opponents, combined with the self-destruction of the only Republican in the race, seem to be giving an edge to the AD-69 candidacy of OC Clerk Recorder Tom Daly. While’s he’s been running behind Labor leader Julio Perez and Santa Ana Council woman Michele…

Latest AD-69 Poll Out

Michel Martinez explains her after-the-fact challenge of his endorsement. (Photo: John Christian Hansen)

This came in from the Michele Martinez campaign for AD-69, so like the poll released by Tom Daly, take these numbers with a grain of salt.  We’ll note the care taking to show how Julio Perez has no chance even though he leads in money raised and in the sheer number of endorsements. According to…

OC Labor’s Big Walk: Hundreds Walk for Labor Candidates

ORANGE — On Saturday morning more than 350 Orange County labor union members walked precincts all across Orange County to support endorsed candidates of the Orange County Labor Federation. These volunteers reached out to thousands of fellow union members in more than 150 precincts reminding them to vote and who the labor supportive candidates are.…

Race to the Top-Buyers Beware

While our local districts are comprised of well intentioned, highly educated and reflective leaders who are doing their best to find resources to fill the budget shortfall, we are perplexed that some districts (60% state-wide) agreed to submit a “Memorandum Of Understanding” with the Governor’s Office to participate in California’s application for the federal Race to the Top (RTTT) competitive grant program.