In fact he got lucky this week when the California Secretary of State announced the results of her randomized alphabet drawing for candidate order on the June 5 open primary ballot. Allen will be listed first on the ballot and Edgar will be dead last, behind fellow Republican Long Pham, who resides in Fountain Valley. Continue reading
We broke the news yesterday that Huntington Beach businessman Travis Allen, one of several Republican candidates for the 72nd Assembly District, apparently donated to various Democrats over the past few years, including this year. But it turns out he is not the only shaky Republican candidate in this race. Los Alamitos Councilman Troy Edgar, as it turns out, is a Republican now, but from 2002 to 2006 he was a registered Democrat, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters.
Allen may have contributed to Democratic campaigns, but he has been a Republican since at least 2002. (The O.C. Voter Registrar does not post candidates’ registration records prior to 2002). Continue reading
The race for the 72nd Assembly District has narrowed, with the exits of Matt Harper and Tyler Diep – but the entry of Huntington Beach resident, and businessman,Travis Allen and Los Alamitos Council Member Troy Edgar has kept things interesting. Allen and Edgar have the resources to make the open June primary a very expensive endeavor. So does Vietnamese businessman, and fellow Republican Long Pham, who has also invested six figures into his campaign.
But Allen’s fellow Republicans might be a bit shocked to find out that Allen has apparently donated to Democrats before, according to the website Campaign Money. He reportedly donated in 2010 to: Continue reading