After the Redistricting, AD72 has new faces to deal with — former Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor who’d represented much of the old District was forced south and is now running for the 74th District. After a successful Primary, Mansoor will easily be re-elected to his second term. The 72nd District now comprises Fountain Valley, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Westminster and pieces of Santa Ana, Huntington Beach and Garden Grove. Continue reading
I have known since March 15, that Brett Barbre, a member of the Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors, has been assisting Republican Troy Edgar’s campaign for the 72nd Assembly District. I thought nothing of it as Barbre is a campaign consultant, but the folks at the Red County blog are having a fit over this.
Their angst is due to the fact that Barbre is also a lobbyist with Athens Services, with regard to trash hauling and street sweeping services – and Edgar, as a Los Alamitos Council Member, got caught up in a lawsuit involving the granting of the Los Alamitos waste hauling contract to a company that donated to his Council campaigns, Consolidated Waste Management. Continue reading