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Solorio Garners New Endorsements for State Senate Race

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

State Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has endorsed Community College Trustee, and former State Assemblyman, Jose Solorio in his campaign bid for the open 34th State Senate district seat in Orange County and Long Beach. Steinberg plans to make the race a Senate Democratic Caucus top candidate priority for this 2014 election cycle.

DPOC lists priorities for 2014

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Hot off the press from the Democratic Party of Orange County’s chairman Henry Vandermeir on the party’s priorities for 2014.  He’s spot on. Since being elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County nearly a year ago we have made great strides in moving our Party forward. From building our volunteer base to recruiting…

The Happy Puppet(s)

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Later this afternoon (schedule permitting), I will be swinging by The Eli Home in Anaheim to drop off a check and a couple of unwrapped gifts for kids…in this case, delightful finger puppets for kids 3 to 99 years old.  The check is from me for the good work the Eli Home does and the finger…

Solorio Birthday Bash/Fundraiser Gets New Location

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Rancho Santiago CCD Trustee and State Senate candidate will hold his annual birthday party and fundraiser at Original Mike’s in Santa Ana this year.  Solorio, who made the rounds at Saturday’s DPOC open house, trailed County Supervisor Janet Nguyen in the last fundraising report Democrats who want to keep this seat blue need to come…

Solorio adds Key Labor Endorsements for State Senate Run

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

From a press release from State Senate candidate Jose Solorio: Solorio Receives Early and Important Labor Endorsements for his 2014 Senate Race These endorsements, plus a $450,000 campaign warchest, position Solorio as strong candidate in the 34th Senate District Santa Ana, CA – Community College Trustee Jose Solorio announces he has received an important statewide…

Jose Solorio’s TEA Party Moment

Jose Solorio and Texas Senator Ted Cruz

My first reaction to the image of Jose Solorio shaking hands with Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the Orange County Republican Party’s Flag Day fundraiser was; “what was Jose trying to prove,” I wondered? He’s running for the 34th Senate seat in 2014, as a Democrat, for Christ’s sake.

Rain did fall on Tet Parade but Political Courage Ruled the Day

Jose Solorio standing with supporters of the Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations who were excluded from the 2013 Tet parade in Westminster. (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

On Sunday morning thousands of people celebrated the Lunar New Year by witnessing the procession of politicians, community leaders, organizations, and businesses participating in the 2013 Tet Parade. There were some notable elected officials absent from the parade this year, many specifically because of the decision to exclude the LGBT group…