The Republican Party of Orange County endorsed OC Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen tonight but the vote was not unanimous. One guy held out – and wait til you see why he chose not to endorse Nguyen.
Several speakers got up and said nice things about Nguyen. The funny line of the night came when OC Supervisor Todd Spitzer spoke about the Clerk-Recorder’s job filing important documents and one candidate’s failure to properly file candidate documents – an obvious rip of Troy Edgar, the Los Alamitos Councilman who got busted for trying to collect nomination signatures so he could run against Nguyen. Edgar’s political consultant, Brett Barbre, was caught soliciting signatures within the OC Voter Registrar’s office after the doors had been shut. Continue reading