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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…

Trumping Fleischman

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Yesterday, I reached out to FlashReport publisher Jon Fleischman for a comment on the all-but-certain nomination of Donald Trump as the banner carrier for the Republican Party in November’s presidential election.  I told Jon I was writing a post about it. Jon didn’t send a comment and instead offered this post for his own readers.  Since…

OC Democrats Top Republicans Nearly 2 to 1 in Online Voter Registration

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About 600,000 Californians have registered to vote online this year.  Orange County’s online registration is around 35,000 (or 5.8%) in new registrations since the start of the New Year according to the Secretary of State’s office.  And OC is getting bluer by the minute — Democrats nearly doubled Republicans in online registration.  Here’s the breakout: American…

Fleischman Comes Out for Cruz

US Senator Ted Cruz in OC, April 2015.  Photo by Dan Chmielewski

FlashReport Publisher and OC’s own Jon Fleischman has penned this marvelously and unintentionally funny column in Breitbart where he calls on conservatives to rally around US Senator Eduardo Rafael Cruz (R-Texas) in an effort to stop Trump.  What makes it a wonderful read is Fleischman’s admission they fell hard for the movie star appeal of…

Irvine’s Registered Voters: Democrats Take Over Majority

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Hat tip to Iyad Afalqa, the president of the Irvine Democratic Club, on this news that the Democratic Party in Irvine now has more registered voters than the Republican party does; and all this 9 months before an election guaranteed to have massive Democratic Party turnout. From his Facebook post: “Last week during my panel…