The suspicious part of me thinks that number is more reflective of Tran’s estimate of the number of late absentee ballots his campaign (allegedly) helped illegally dump at polling places across the district. There is (allegedly) a long history of Tran’s team gathering ballots from voters, and delivering them for them to the polls. This is of course illegal, but that hasn’t stopped this funny business over the years Tran has held office.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 13 Comments
We’ve noted all along that Orange County is home to a half-million plus registered Democrats who are virtually ignored by the Orange County Register’s editorial pages (not the news pages, the folks who write the editorials).Â Let’s see how these…
by Claudio Gallegos • • 3 Comments
Re-elect Loretta Sanchez, Re-elect Lou Correa, Elect Alfredo Amezcua!
by Chris Prevatt • • 3 Comments
Van Tran in a post-debate interview told me that he was not a divider like Loretta. Just so we can put that lie to bed, here is some evidence from one of his mailers that runs counter to his claim.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 12 Comments
In the kerfluffel between Irvine city council candidate and city council member Christina Shea, Irvine Republican “insiders” are declaring Shea “toast” as she leaves office.Â Of course, the Irvine Republican “insiders” include Adam Probolsky who writes for the Register’s Irvine…
by Claudio Gallegos • • 2 Comments
As is often the tradition with political blogs, the time has come to make our choices for who should be elected throughout Orange County. This year we have some great Democrats running for school boards and city councils throughout Central Orange County.
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
When Assemblyman Van Tran told me in front of about 30 reporters at his debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez that he would turn over travel records to show how much time he spends in his Assembly District, I wasn’t counting…