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ON TAX DAY, QUIRK-SILVA SAYS TAXPAYERS HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW LEADERS ARE PAYING THEIR FAIR SHARE;

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FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today released her tax returns to the media citing the belief that open, transparent government starts with having leaders who are open and transparent in their own financial dealings. “Taxpayers need to know that elected leaders are playing by the same rules they are and…

Sharon Quirk-Silva Issues Statement on Anaheim Districting Vote

Sharon Quirk-Silva (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

QUIRK-SILVA: STATE INACTION ALLOWED ANAHEIM REDISTRICTING FIASCO   FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and Assembly candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva made the following statement regarding last week’s Anaheim City Council vote denying the creation of a city council district with a majority Latino population within the city’s boundaries. “I find the Anaheim Council’s denial of Latino residents’ voting rights appalling…

SAUSD Trustee Ceci Inglesias declares war on Teachers

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We’ve been trying to get to this story for a while and it just keeps getting better. Santa Ana Unified Trustee Ceci Iglesias, who is a staffer for Republican State Senator Bob Huff, has decided it’s the fault of SAUSD teachers that Santa Ana’s school kids do poorly on standardized tests. She’s taken to social…

The case for Sukhee Kang in SD-29

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While the news of Sukhee Kang’s candidacy for SD-29 broke last week might be old (I was out of town on business all last week; sorry readers), I hope to shed a little light on his announcement. Kang led Irvine through the toughest years of the Bush-recession as Mayor.  The city of Irvine used a…

Updated: Sharon Quirk Silva to announce new AD-65 bid

Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Sliva speaks at press conference calling for Attorney General investigation of Carlos Bustamante sexual abuse scandal. (Photo: LiberalOC.com)

  Sharon Quirk-Silva had perhaps the best freshman term of any assembly member who won the 2012 race. Her loss to Young Kim last November was more a result of terrible voter turnout than a reflection on the job she did.  She announced on Facebook that she’d challenge Young Kim to a rematch in 2016.…

Our Election Hangover Blues

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Election day was tough on Democrats.  What made it especially tough was the lack of turnout.  If Democrats go to the polls, even in this Red County, we can be competitive and do well.  While all the ballots are not yet counted, turnout was down.  Way down. For those Republicans who won, hardly a mandate…