Category Archives: Recall

Orange County Register editorializes on the Democrats’ attempts to protect Newman

The Orange County Register published an editorial yesterday criticizing the latest legislative sleight of hand designed to protect state Senator Josh Newman from the coming recall election. Read the editorial here.

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Newman recall campaign a topic today on KABC Radio

This morning Joel Fox, publisher of the highly respected Fox & Hounds political blog, was a guest of talk show host Doug McIntyre on KABC Radio. The discussion was about the Democrats’ ongoing shenanigans in attempting to block the campaign … Continue reading

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Democrats push another bill to change California election rules to protect Josh Newman

By Jim Miller, Sacramento Bee | Senate Democrats have put forward another bill to boost the political prospects of embattled state Sen. Josh Newman, the target of a well-funded recall effort on the verge of qualifying for the ballot. The … Continue reading

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Newman recall organizers have enough valid signatures

Associated Press | Three counties have received enough valid signatures to trigger a recall election that could remove a Southern California senator from office and end a Democratic supermajority in the California Legislature, according to counts released Friday. The attempt … Continue reading

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Newman gets a rule change from the FPPC

As expected, the state’s campaign finance watchdog — the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) — voted today to change its longstanding position on contribution limits and allow legislators and other candidates to give unlimited sums of money to help Democratic … Continue reading

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Court action puts focus on today’s FPPC recall election funding decision

By Joel Fox | The Fair Political Practices Commission decision today about whether elected officials can exceed limits to help in a recall campaign became more urgent for Sen. Josh Newman when a Court of Appeal froze the new law … Continue reading

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The latest on the Josh Newman recall

Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, joined talk show hosts John and Ken yesterday on their radio show on KFI (9 minutes) . . .

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California’s “ethics agency” considers a partisan plan to help protect Josh Newman

A story by Patrick McGreevey in today’s Los Angeles Times reports that the state’s campaign watchdog agency — the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) — is poised at its meeting tomorrow “to open the spigot for large political contributions that … Continue reading

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Democrats rig an election in broad daylight

Revelations about state “ethics” commission undermines its credibility. By Steven Greenhut | Republicans have been delving into allegations of Democratic voter fraud, but are having a tough time finding smoking guns given that “irregularities” occur in the form of thousands … Continue reading

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Newman recall could happen this fall after court freezes new rules

According to a news story in the Los Angeles Times by reporter John Myers, state Senator and Fullerton resident Josh Newman could face a recall election as soon as this fall after an appeals court on Monday delayed enforcement of a … Continue reading

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