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Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…

Solorio comments on Politico Article on Durkee Plea

This came in via email Tuesday night: State Assemblyman Jose Solorio’s Statement Regarding Politico News on Durkee Guilty Plea   Solorio Asks FBI to be Aggressive in Making Sure Durkee Serves as Many Years as Possible in Federal Prison, and Says First California Bank Cooperated with Durkee in Fraudulent Activity SACRAMENTO – In response to…

Solorio Names Marisol Rivera as the 69th AD Woman of the Year

Assemblyman Solorio and Woman of the Year honoree Marisol Rivera, an Orange County labor organizer (center), on the Assembly floor for 2012 Woman of the Year ceremonies

Assemblyman Jose Solorio’s (D-Anaheim) choice for his Sixty-Ninth Assembly District’s Woman of the Year is one of Orange County’s most dedicated labor leaders –Marisol Rivera, an Orange County labor organizer. “I would like to personally thank Marisol Rivera for her passion to discover the potential in her fellow workers,” says Solorio. “Marisol’s life story and…

Hispanic 100 Reception at Sarmiento Home Irks OC Democrats

Over the weekend, my email box was filled with emails from readers complaining about a reception for the Hispanic 100 at the home of Santa Ana councilman Vince Sarmiento which was attended by a number of Santa Ana residents and Democrats.  The reception welcomed Josefina Vazquez Mota (in the white outfit), a conservative candidate for…

Perez, Martinez Tout Endorsements for AD-69

Labor activist Julio Perez and Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez can both tout endorsements in their race for AD-69.  Perez announced an endorsement from Democracy For America-OC chapter while Martinez got a very personal endorsement from fellow Santa Ana councilman Vincent Sarmiento. From the DFA-OC endorsement: “Julio Perez will be the progressive champion we…

Frenemys – Battle Lines in the 69th Assembly District Primary

CA-Dem-2012-Logo

The 69th Assembly district contest has positioned democratic friends against friends, old guard versus next generation leaders, and unions against business interests. It’s a battle among frenemys in the Democratic Party. Adding fuel to the battle Julio Perez walked away on Saturday with the support of a majority of state party delegates supporting his endorsement.