A tipster tells us that one member of the Santa Ana City Council is likely to challenge Janet Nguyen in 2012 for the First District supervisor’s race. With councilmember Vince Sarmiento being touted as the candidate likely to run for Rep. Jose Solorio’s Assembly seat, we’ve narrowed it down to Mayor Pro Tem Claudia Alvarez, Councilman Sal Tinajero or Councilwoman Michelle Martinez.
On Monday night, the so-called Democratic controlled Santa Ana City Council appointed a homophobe with violent tendencies to the Santa Ana Planning Commission. Sean Mill is a known homophobe as demonstrated with these statements over the years, two as letters to the editor and one as a taunt to a person who is HIV positive:…
Local Police & Firefighters today announced Phu Nguyen is their recommendation for the 68th Assembly seat at a press conference in Costa Mesa. Todayâ€™s endorsement for Nguyen, a small businessman and entrepreneur is the latest in a string of major endorsements his campaign has received in this highly contested race.
“While Van Tran was avoiding votes on an important anti-trafficking bill, Congresswoman Sanchez was introducing tough new legislation to combat child trafficking and exploitation in the U.S. and abroad,” said Jessica Mejia, the campaign manager for the Committee to Re-Elect Loretta Sanchez. “Our opponent can talk about human rights all he wants, but his paltry record on this issue speaks for itself. Rep. Sanchez has spent the last fourteen years supporting legislation to promote human rights, as well as strengthen education, cut taxes for the middle class, and increase lending to small businesses – issues that are particularly important to her Vietnamese constituents.”
Poor Joseph Dovinh, our wanabe candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for the 68th Assembly seat just can’t seem to catch a break. Saturday morning the Democratic Party delegates held their pre-convention endorsement caucus for local legislative offices.
In the Fourth District Supervisor contest to fill the unexpired term of recently elected Assemblyman Chris Norby, we have a full field of six candidates, three Republicans, and three Democrats in this technically non-partisan contest. On the Democratic side we have Anaheim City Councilwoman Lorri Galloway, La Habra City Councilwoman Rose Espinoza, and Buena Park Mayor Art Brown. On the Republican side there is Fullerton City Councilman Shawn Nelson, Anaheim City Councilman Harry Sidhu, and Businessman Richard Faher.
Congratulations to Assemblyman-elect Chris Norby, and don’t the let the door kick you in the butt on your way out of the County Office Building (and do try to stay for the entire meeting of every committee you’re on instead of bolting early). With Norby’s exit, a special election must be held to replace him…