Category Archives: 65th Assembly District

Did anti-vax moms defeat Young Kim and give Dems 2/3 control of the Legislature?

By John Seiler, Fox & Hounds | Watch out for the Moms! I wrote earlier how a decade ago California homeschool Moms defeated Delaine Eastin’s attack on them. In the Nov. 8 election, Moms also played a role in defeating … Continue reading

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Political party money was key to California Democrats’ super-majority success

Democrats have restored their two-thirds super-majorities in both houses of California’s Legislature, and according to this story in the Sacramento Bee, that achievement rests heavily on millions of special-interest dollars moving to and from political party campaign committees, effectively avoiding … Continue reading

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California GOP’s final death throes

After this election it might as well close up shop. By Steven Greenhut, The American Spectator | The final vote tallies are in for a handful of tight legislative races. It’s now clear that California Democrats have gained supermajorities in … Continue reading

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State parties pour millions into 65th Assembly District race

By Thy Vo, Voice of OC | Both the California Democratic and Republican parties are spending heavily with hopes of influencing Tuesday’s outcome in the 65th Assembly district race between first-term Democratic incumbent Sharon Quirk-Silva and her Republican opponent Young … Continue reading

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Assembly District 65 spending tops $5.2 million

By John Hrabe | Two years ago, legislative Democrats pulled off an upset in the heart of conservative Orange County. “I was a surprise win in the last election,” Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, said in a recent interview of her four-point … Continue reading

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