Tag Archive for Mike Duvall

72nd Assembly Special Election Tuesday

They’re rounding the turn coming into the home stretch. Norby and Ackerman are out front battling for the lead and charging from a few lengths behind is MacMurray followed distantly by Faher and Rands. The race to replace disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall has been short in time but long in biting, bitter attacks between the…

Chris Norby: Opportunist or Revolutionary?

We are a week away from the November 17th Special Election Primary to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of disgraced Republican Assemblyman Mike Duvall. It seems to be a forgone conclusion among Orange County’s political pundits that Chris Norby is the front runner in this race. Whether or not he garners the 50%…

Norby, Ackerman Carry On Duvall Tradition of Sleazy Republican Politics in A.D. #72 Special Election

At the torrid rate at which Republicans Chris Norby, Orange County Supervisor, and Linda Ackerman, wife of former Assemblyman/Senator Dick Ackerman, are publicly sliming each other, Democrat John MacMurray stands a solid chance to garner a clear victory in heavily-Republican Assembly District #72′s special election to replace Republican Mike “Family Values” Duvall, who resigned after…

Jeff Miller: CPAC Legislator of the Year?

Found this on Red County Thursday night as we were wrapping up our weekly Drinking Liberally gathering in Santa Ana at Memphis at the Santora. Posted by Red County’s Tomahawk (a.k.a. Truong “Tyler” Diep, Westminster Councilman) the story had us laughing so hard we had to offer a toast to GOP hypocrisy. Here is the story, with…

Campaign to Replace Duvall Begins

Monday at 5 pm was the deadline for candidates seeking to complete the final year of disgraced Assemblyman Mike Duvall’s term in the 72nd Assembly District. From an initial field of 9 potntial candidates we now have 5 in the race. Three Republicans, one Democrat, and one Green Party member filed their paperwork and paid their…

Quirk Withdraws from A.D. #72 Race, Urges Supporters to MacMurray

  TheLiberalOC.com was disappointed late today to hear from Democrat Sharon Quirk that she is withdrawing from the special election to fill the state Assembly District #72 seat vacated when Republican Mike Duvall was forced to resign over a lurid sexual scandal. Quirk, former Mayor and now Fullerton Councilwoman, is an education powerhouse in Orange…

A.D. 72 Candidate John MacMurray Aims to Help Schools, Families

. John MacMurray, Democratic candidate for the unfilled Assembly District #72 seat, responded thoughtfully over the weekend to TheLiberalOC.com questions submitted to all Democrats in the special election which is set for November 17, 2009. (See below for MacMurray’s answers.) Per the Orange County Registrar of Voters, seven candidates have thus far formalized interest in…