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Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

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Votes are still being counted from last week’s election and yesterday’s fresh batch of results moved some pieces around on the election chessboard. Notably, Garden Grove mayor Bao Nguyen has moved into second place in the race for CD-46 opening up a 578 vote lead over Republican Bob Peterson.  We’ll note it still places Nguyen,…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

Super Tuesday for Trump and Hillary

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Super Tuesday is here and the good news is when the Wednesday morning sun rises, both major parties will have clear frontrunners that are almost impossible to stop.  For Bernie Sanders fans, celebrate his decisive win in Vermont which has far fewer people than OC.  Hillary wins every other state pretty decisively. For Republicans, it…

New Poll shows Loretta Gaining Steam on Kamala

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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

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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…