J. M. Ivler, a friend of OC Politics Blog and an avowed non-fan of Los Al Mayor Troy Edgar, has been crunching numbers for his city and came up with the following analysis of the 72nd Assembly race. It’s worth sharing. Continue reading
Huntington Beach businessman Travis Allen came from behind to beat his fellow Republican, Troy Edgar, in the Nov. 6 general election. At one time Edgar was far ahead in polling and campaign contributions, as well as endorsements.
But Edgar waffled on signing the taxpayer protection pledge and he tried to advance a new utility tax in his City of Los Alamitos. And Allen wisely went after Democratic voters, garnering the endorsements of Joe Dovinh and Albert Ayala – the Democrats who lost in the 72nd AD primary election in June. Allen also picked up the support of Little Saigon leader Van Tran, himself a former state legislator. Continue reading
AD72 Candidate Travis Allen spoke to over one million John and Ken Show listeners Thursday last, emphasizing again his message that his opponent is raising taxes in Los Alamitos, CONTRARY to the personal pledge he’s made during his Assembly campaign that he will NOT raise taxes.
The Sunday Register inventories their current candidate endorsements and ballot recommendations in today’s Opinion section. Here’s how they summarized Los Alamitos’ Measure DD being promoted by their Mayor, Troy Edgar: Continue reading
For Councilman Kusumoto’s Full Comments Click Here
For Immediate Release: October 4, 2012
Los Alamitos Council Members Mejia and Kusumoto Endorse Travis Allen
Fountain Valley, CA – The Travis Allen for Assembly campaign held a press conference to announce endorsements from Los Alamitos Council Members Gerri Mejia and Warren Kusumoto. After receiving the endorsement of his former opponents in the race last week, these endorsements show the continued momentum of the Travis Allen campaign.
The news of momentum for Travis Allen comes at the same time allegations surfaced that Troy Edgar had funneled illegal corporate donations to one of his political campaigns. Continue reading