Some Republicans are trying to make a case that the entrance of Democrat Robert “Bob” Rush into the race for the 74th Assembly District is somehow going to translate into a loss for Newport Beach Council Member Leslie Daigle, who is running against her fellow Republican Allan Mansoor. I am not buying that. Rush doesn’t even have a campaign site! The guy is a City Council gadfly. I can’t see how anyone would take him seriously.
Mansoor is trying to make a case that he is the incumbent, but he isn’t. He currently represents the 68th Assembly District. Because of redistricting, he is now running for a different district, the 74th. How in the world does that make him an incumbent? Continue reading