Tag Archive for Voter Registration

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…

Take This Last Chance for DFA Training!

(Cross-posted at Calitics)   What are you looking to do over the next year or so? Want to organize for universal health care? Want to campaign for your favorite Democratic Presidential Candidate? Want to manage your best friend’s campaign for Congress? Want to just know what all your friends at DFA are talking about whenever election…

What the Grocery Workers are Fighting For

Southern California’s grocery workers have continued to negotiate with Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons in order to reach an agreement that includes fair wages, a secure retirement and health care coverage.Grocery workers have been negotiating for six months and over 100 days past their contract expiration. But the markets continue to drag their feet. Why? Because…

Red County?

Just a brief observation since I was grounded by my doctor. If anyone looked at the Time Magazine I found the section on 300 million Americans interesting. I have a thing for maps and there was one of those red-purple-blue maps on how America Votes. It was nice to see how purple the country was…

Arrests made in OC GOP Voter Registration Scandal

On Wednesday night I wrote something about the rumor that kept re-surfacing regarding the voter registration scandal and the “looming” threats that were going to be happening “any day now.” It was frustrating to hear the rumor over and over since August, but never see anything happen. And now I feel like an ass. I…