Tag Archive for Mayor

Updated: Irvine’s Shea Trying to Force Schott off City Council

Update:  Looks like Schott has been re-appointed to Mayor Pro Tem and the Mayor’s chair will go to Beth Krom until December 13.  Shea shared an update on Facebook accusing her council colleagues of a variety of underhanded things directed at her.  Meh. Shea’s post (all spelling/grammatical errors untouched and uncorrected): I think people are confused about…

Mayor, Smayer; Don Wagner Opens a Committee for 2018 AG Run

State Rep. Don Wagner (R-FivePoint) and a Republican/Haddad candidate for Mayor, is already looking past next month’s election.  TheLiberalOC has learned Wagner has opened a “Don Wagner for Attorney General 2018” committee yesterday (10/6/2016 at 2:46 PM) and there’s already $3,600 contributed to an account that has $5,252.87 according to a form 460 on file…

Conservative Blog says Don Wagner to Run for Irvine Mayor

State Rep. Don Wagner is termed out of his assembly seat and is eyeing a run at Irvine Mayor according to a right wing blog RightOnDaily (love the elephant playing Liberal whack a mole fellas).  The blog’s credo is “We don’t like the namby-pamby niceties of Orange County Republican Society and have made it our…

Candidate Urges Voters to “Join Gang for a Better Irvine”

Iyad Afalqa, who leads the Irvine Democratic Club, posted this sign from Republican Mayor Candidate gang Chen on Facebook this afternoon and I did a double take.  It’s obvious someone needs a political consultant. Gang Chen is the Chinese-American candidate with a mayoral platform that doesn’t seem to understand or distinguish the duties of Mayor from…

Murdock Launches Congressional Bid for CD-39 Targeting Royce

Former Brea Mayor and councilmember Brett Murdock today announced he is running for Congress, challenging a seat held by Rep. Ed Royce in CD-39.  Murdock was considering a run for State Senate, but will give Congress a try instead. Here’s the announcement: Brett Murdock, a lifelong Orange County resident, attorney, professor, small business owner, and…