Category Archives: Josh Newman

The California gas tax and the outrageous tactics to keep it

By Jon Coupal | A few weeks ago this column addressed the issue of polling and how it can be manipulated and, even when it is not manipulated, how wrong it can be.  Still, candidates, consultants and the media do … Continue reading

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Newman is recalled, Chang wins replacement election

State Senator Josh Newman was recalled yesterday by a vote of 55,539 to 37,850 (50.5% to 40.5%). Winner of the replacement election was Ling Ling Chang with a commanding 34.2% of the vote. Here are the results (minus some mail … Continue reading

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Today vote for Bruce Whitaker for State Senate

The special recall election for State Senate District 29 is different from all the other competitive races on the ballot. It consists of two parts: First, you have to vote on whether or not to recall Josh Newman; then you … Continue reading

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Moorlach urges a Yes vote on recall, endorses Whitaker to replace Newman

State Senator John Moorlach has issued the following letter of support for the candidacy of Bruce Whitaker in the recall election to replace Josh Newman as our 29th District State Senator: Dear Fellow Citizens, We have two amazing and historical … Continue reading

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Newman recall organizer Carl DeMaio’s final interview on KFI before the election

Carl DeMaio, organizer of the campaign to recall Sen. Josh Newman, did his final pre-election interview yesterday on KFI Radio with talk show hosts John and Ken. The interview is at the beginning of this audio file and lasts about 10 … Continue reading

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Video of Bruce Whitaker on the John and Ken Show

In case you weren’t able to find his comments on the four-hour audio file previously posted, here is the interview with Bruce in two short video clips, thanks to Shaky Hand Productions: PART 1 PART 2

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Listen to yesterday’s ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ on KFI Radio

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken broadcast a four-hour pre-election ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ from the Ayres Hotel in Orange. You can listen to the entire show below this photo. As guests, they had several candidates … Continue reading

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Battle over gas-tax hike intensifies

By Dan Walters, CALmatters | A measure to repeal California’s hefty new increases in taxes and fees on motorists, more than $5 billion a year, is awaiting signature verification for a place on November’s ballot. However, it’s already an issue … Continue reading

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John and Ken to hold final ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ tomorrow

KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken will be holding a final pre-election ‘Recall Josh Newman Rally’ at the Ayres Hotel in Orange (click here for map) tomorrow, Wednesday, May 30, from 2:00-6:00 pm. Or if you can’t attend, … Continue reading

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Duplicitous Sen. Josh Newman speaks against transparency pricing at the gas pump, then votes FOR it when it became clear the bill would fail

By Ronald Stein | Californians now pay as much as $1.00 more per gallon of fuel than the rest of the country. Shouldn’t the motoring public know why? A bill in the California Legislature to do just that was Senate Bill … Continue reading

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