Emanuel Patrascu, who successfully managed Assemblyman Travis Allen’s campaign to a landslide victory last year over Los Alamitos Councilman Troy Edgar for AD72, is going after AD74 — Allan Mansoor’s current District per this notice of a fundraiser in this afternoon’s email. Manny has been working for Travis Allen since the election, and had previously been former Senator Tom Harman’s Senior Policy Advisor in Costa Mesa. He is a long-time GOP operative in Orange County, a leader in the OC Young Republicans group and would be well-suited for this job.
Ex-Costa Mesa mayor and current California State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor might challenge Michelle Steel, an elected member of the State Board of Equalization, for a soon-to-be open seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors, according to the OC Weekly.
Mansoor fought a tough campaign last year to win his seat in the State Assembly, against Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle. He can stay in the State Assembly for up to twelve years, so why would he want to leave? Continue reading