Tag Archive for Special Election

Correa to run for Supervisor to Replace Nguyen

Senator Lou Correa (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Lou Correa, the termed-out State Senator, and former First District County Supervisor, will be running in the special election to be held in February or March to complete the remaining two years of Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s term as First District Supervisor after she moves on the the State Senate. Nguyen, who replaced Correa in 2007 after he was elected to the Senate, crushed RSCCD President Jose Solorio by 20 percentage points in Tuesday’s general election to replace Correa as the 34th District Senator.

Wasteful IUSD Special Election Looks Certain

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Sources tell TheLiberalOC that petitions with nearly 2,600 signatures were turned into the Orange County Registrar of Voters meaning a special election will be held for the school board.  While the signatures need to be verified, the number far exceeds the necessary numbers needed to qualify. This means a special election that will cost in…

Time For That Good Old Costa Mesa Razzle Dazzle

Councilman Jim Righeimer - Costa Mesa, Photo: Chris Prevatt

The boys will be back with a vengeance in Costa Mesa tonight. The Righeimer Gang has called a Special City Council Meeting for tonight to consider calling a separate city election for the Charter Initiative, piggy-backing on the June Primary Election but managing the election themselves.

Special Election in San Juan Capistrano Today

SJC Measure B Piece0001 In case you didn’t know, there’s a special election in San Juan Capistrano today which seems to place libertarians at odds with property owners. The OC Register reports on the issue at hand in a pretty good summary: “The referendum, known as Measure B, will ask San Juan voters whether the…

Election Today in the 72nd Assembly District

It all comes down to today. The campaigning to replace disgraced former Assemblyman Mike “Open Mike” Duvall has came to an end. At 8 :00 pm tonight the voting does too. Three candidates are facing off in this run-off election;  County Supervisor Chris Norby (Republican), School Teacher John MacMurray (Democrat), and Systems Engineer Jane Rands (Green).…

AP’s Top News Stories of 2009

I would have thought the confirmation of Justice Sotomayor would have warranted inclusion, but per the editors of the Associated Press, here are the top news stories of 2009. Here are 2009’s top 10 stories as voted by the U.S. editors and news directors:  -1. THE ECONOMY: Despite a $787 billion federal stimulus package, much…