“An Orange County Superior Court judge has tentatively ruled that Anaheim City Council candidate Steve Lodge can’t use the name “Chavez” on the November ballot because although he was born with the surname, he has not used it in decades,” according to the Voice of OC.
UPDATE: The judge said “Chavez” may be used on the ballot. To ensure no confusion, the judge ordered that Lodge’s entire name – Steven Albert Chavez Lodge – go onto the ballot, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading