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DPOC Endorsement Tango

At last night’s DPOC meeting, Central Committee member Jeff Letourneau sought some sort of admonishment by the local party against former Party chair Frank Barbaro because Barbaro’s PAC had issued campaign mail on behalf of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman using Barbaro’s title as DPOC Chair Emeritus in the tight race for Anaheim City Council…

Orange County’s Progressive Power Couple

With the results still coming in, it’s all but certain that Sharon Quirk-Silva will return to her seat in AD-65 with a victory over Trump-supporter Young Kim.  And let’s add her husband, Fullerton city council member elect Jesus Silva to Democrats who won on election night in Orange County. The Silva’s are OC’s new political…

Sanchez is the overwhelming choice of Latino voters for US Senate

If you were at all curious about the impact of the Latino vote in the presidential and federal downticket races, NALEO’s survey of Latino voters offers this new survey. The poll covers states with a significant Latino population and there’s a state-by-state breakdown.  When we get to the US Senate candidates, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez holds…

Greg Diamond doesn’t speak for me

I had a half dozen texts on my phone this morning when I got up for bootcamp all pointing to an editorial by Greg Diamond over at The Orange Juice Blog.  Greg’s running out of material that he needs to take offense to posts written here.  Let’s make a few things clear: Greg Diamond doesn’t…

Democrats Makes History with Clinton’s Nomination

What an amazing convention.  Fantastic speakers, great performances, great music not accompanied by a takedown order from the artist, and the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans couldn’t be more stark.  When Scott Baio is a key speaker for the GOP, it’s evidence the GOP is serious trouble. Prior to Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech,…

Election Leapfrogging Puts Bao, Martinez On Top

Michele Martinez

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,…