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Martinez Thanks Voters

Santa Ana Council member and fourth place finisher in the AD-69 primary Michele Martinez issued the following statement upon the conclusion of her campaign. The End of The Road! Orange County Unoffical Ballot Count Complete… After a long, hard-fought and integrity-filled battle, our journey has come to an end.  I am very proud of the…

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…

Will Paco Barragan Run for Santa Ana City Council?

Much has been made of Francisco “Paco” Barragan’s “spoiler” role in the AD-69 race.  Some claimed his presence would steal Santa Ana Latino votes from Santa Ana councilwoman Michele Martinez.  Others said he’d draw support from labor activist Julio Perez.  In the end, Barragan’s vote total didn’t significantly impact either of the other Democrats in…