Tag Archive for Voter Suppression

Supervisors, led by Nguyen, narrowly block Moorlach’s effort to limit voting options

Yesterday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took up the proposal by Supervisor John Moorlach to limit the ability of voters in special elections to fill Supervisor vacancies to vote the way they want. Special elections come up notoriously short when it comes to voter turnout. As we wrote yesterday, Moorlach’s proposal would have asked voters to approve a county charter amendment allowing Supervisors to conduct special elections by mail only, eliminating the option to vote in person at a local precinct

Indictment for Tan Nguyen over Racist Mailer

Well the wheels of justice move slowly, but it appears they do sometimes move. Tan Nguyen, Republican challenger to Loretta Sanchez in 2006 was indicted today by a federal grand jury for lying to federal investigators about a letter sent by his campaign two years ago to latino immigrant voters implying that they could not…