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OCYD Backs Sanchez, Dunn and Kang

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The Orange County Young Democrats have endorsed Loretta Sanchez for US Senate, Joe Dunn for Congress in CD-46 and Sukhee Kang for State Senate in races where there’s a contested Democrat running. Here’s a collection of commentary from the candidates on the endorsement: “I am overjoyed that the young people of our County endorsed Congresswoman Sanchez…

Sharon Quirk Silva Leads Opposition Candidate Fundraising

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From the Sharon Quirk-Silva for Assembly campaign: Full-time classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced raising over $213,000 for her election campaign and reported having over $175,000 cash on hand to end 2015. Her totals made her the top fundraiser among Democratic Assembly candidates challenging a Republican incumbent. “I am so…

Sharon Quirk Silva Withdraws Her Endorsement of Jordan Brandman for Congress

Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Sliva speaks at press conference calling for Attorney General investigation of Carlos Bustamante sexual abuse scandal. (Photo: LiberalOC.com)

TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Sharon Quirk Silva, a candidate for AD-65, has withdrawn her endorsement of Jordan Brandman for CD-46.  Quirk-Silva and her campaign confirmed this via text message last night and the campaign has promised us a more detailed statement today. While Quirk-Silva’s reasons for the withdrawn endorsement are her own, it’s believed that she…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

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QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

Kamala Harris’s OC Endorsements Flip for Sanchez in Senate Race

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There’s no doubt that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s campaign is picking up steam; last Spring, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced a handful of Orange County endorsements for Senate.  Word today from the Sanchez campaign that a number of those endorsements have flipped to Sanchez. Here’s the press release: Local Orange County Leaders Switch Endorsements From Kamala…

So Cal Congressional Reps Back Quirk-Silva for Assembly

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FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsements of Congress members Janice Hahn, Alan Lowenthal, and Linda Sanchez. Lowenthal and Linda Sanchez represent portions of Orange County in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congresswoman Hahn’s district is nearby in southern L.A. County. During her service in the State…

The Bao Nguyen for Congress Team Costs Me a New Stamp

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In September, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen called my business line and asked me for a contribution to his congressional campaign.  I have a general rule not to make contributions to those I can’t personally vote for, but there are exceptions, and only one regret (I wrote a check to Paul Lucas once long before…