Tag Archive for Voter Registration

CA-46: Inside the Debbie Cook Campaign

{Note: Yes, I have previously announced my support for Debbie Cook. No, I’m not “shilling” for the campaign… Or for anyone else, for that matter. These are my own observations and my own analysis of the state of the race in the 46th District. From now on, this series will be devoted to Democrats taking…

Unions Assume Responsibility for Building a Base

Norberto Santana, Jr., of the Orange County Register reported on Saturday (and in Sunday’s dead-wood edition), Union drive enlists foot soldiers, about the efforts of local unions to increase the participation of working men and women in the political process.  The drive doesn’t involve phone banks, campaign signs, mailers, or speeches.  It’s simple, they are registering people…

Democratic Voter Registration in California Sees Explosive Growth

California Democrats Shatter Record – In the final 45 days (60 days pre-election, December 7, 2008 to the January 22, 2008 15-day cut-off) prior to Election Day, the Secretary of State’s report of registration shows Democrats added 150,633 voters to bring its total to 6,749,406 or 43.0 percent of registered voters statewide.  Altogether, 244,202 voters…

Last Minute Registration Help from the DPOC

Are you sure you are Registered to Vote?  The office of the Democratic Party of Orange County will be open from 10:00 am until 11:45 pm on Tuesday, January 22 to assist voters who need to register or re-register to vote in the February 5 Presidential Primary. (NOTE from Dan: If you signed any petition…

Loretta Walking Precincts

This past weekend Scott Moxley over at the OCWeekly spotted Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez walking precincts in her district, talking to voters, and even registering a few new ones. This weekend Loretta will be out in her district again. On Saturday January 19th at 3:30pm Loretta will be at the first meeting of the Anaheim Democratic Club…

OC Reacts to the Iowa Caucus Results

“There is an energy in the Democratic Party in Orange County that you’ve never seen before,” said Santa Ana attorney Alfredo Amezcua at a festive house party in his home city with about 30 others. “It’s because of the times. We need a change and it’s going to take energy.” If you haven’t already read…

Governor signs bill to prevent party-switching

Many of you remember a while back when folks paid by Republican Party were found to have switched voters’ party affiliation without their consent. This led to re-evaluation of a “bounty” program for voter registrations. Nearly 300 voters in Orange County became Republicans without their knowledge or consent. Yesterday, the Governator signed a AB 452…