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Political news & views for independent-minded voters

Buena Park City Council Member-Elect charged with stealing campaign signs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2018 Case # 18NM18216 BUENA PARK CITY COUNCIL MEMBER-ELECT CHARGED WITH PETTY THEFT FOR STEALING CAMPAIGN SIGNS SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Councilmember-Elect for Buena Park City Council District 1 was charged on Friday with petty theft for stealing campaign signs. Defendant: Youngsun “Sunny” Park, 48, Buena Park Charged on Dec. 7,…

Bitter Janet Nguyen won’t accept that Tom Umberg beat her

Bitter former State Senator Janet Nguyen can’t accept that she lost in the November General Election to her Democratic opponent, Tom Umberg. Even though he beat her handily by 135,062 to 131,973 votes, according to the California Secretary of State. Nguyen has in fact demanded a recount. That expensive process will begin this Monday, Dec.…

Senator Patricia Bates begins her second term despite the Blue Wave

Senate Swearing in Ceremony 12.3.2018 from CA Senate Republican Caucus on Vimeo. Senator Patricia Bates Begins Second Term, Reaffirms Commitment to Champion Taxpayers SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) today took the oath of office to begin her second term as the state senator for South Orange and North San Diego counties in Sacramento,…

Tom Umberg says he has defeated Janet Nguyen in the 34th State Senate District

We received this update from 34th State Senate District candidate Tom Umberg today: What a long journey this has been. As of today, we lead our opponent by a margin of 2,802 votes. Although there are still a few votes to count — your support put us over the top. In short, WE WON!