Tag Archive for Latino voters

New Poll shows Loretta Gaining Steam on Kamala

Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Dot Deleon (2011)

Monday’s LA Times carried this story that shows the race for US Senate in California may be a two Democratic-candidate race. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez started from ground zero this Spring and is now within 10 points of State AG Kamala Harris.  None of the Republicans in the race are even close to challenging. According to…

Does Do’s win over Correa Mean Santa Ana Lacks Clout?

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Andrew Do has been sworn in to Janet Nguyen’s old seat as First District Supervisor on the heels of a 43 vote margin of victory over former State Senator Lou Correa.  It’s a win for Little Saigon, Orange County’s Asian Community which has a majority on the County BoS, and State Senator Janet Nguyen who…

TheCommieOC: GOP Convention Buttons Show Sexism Reigns


The California Republican party is the gift that keeps on giving.  Despite being told they are losing their way with women, Latinos, Asians and young people, the Republican Party continues to shoot themselves in the foot with “popular’ buttons on the Anaheim Convention Center floor that belittle Hillary Clinton, women in general and “Liberals” which…

On the Radar 6-20-2011


Split Latino vote focus of redistricting hearing – Drawing new legislative districts for the entire state may be complex, but for most of the crowd that came to Cal State Fullerton to talk about the issue Saturday, the issue was a simple one: Keep Anaheim and Santa Ana together.

A Not So Red County….

According to a new report from the Rose Institute for Local and State Government at Claremont McKenna College, the iron grip Republicans have had on Orange County has lost considerable strength. Democratic registration remains stable while the number of independents and DTS voters has expanded, but if the trends continue, we’ll soon see a toe-to-toe…

Fear, anger drive Latinos away from Republicans

From the Sacramento Bee: A couple of years ago, I conducted 24 focus groups among Latino immigrants across the country…. After about five or six of the groups, I began asking this question; “If people in America are so against immigrants, why do you think they hire you?” In every group, the answer was the same:…