Category Archives: Young Kim

QuickTake: 39th Congressional District candidates Kim and Cisneros in heated TV debate

39th Congressional District candidates Young Kim (R) and Gil Cisneros (D) traded barbs during a debate on the Inside OC show hosted by Rick Reiff which aired last Sunday on PBS. Both are vying to replace Rep. Ed Royce (R), … Continue reading

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A good summary of last night’s congressional candidates’ forum

If you weren’t able to attend last night’s candidates’ forum for the 39th Congressional district held at the Fullerton Community Center, this is an excellent summary provided by Chris Nguyen on his blog, OC Political. There were six candidates participating … Continue reading

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Royce endorses Young Kim to replace him

A day after announcing he would retire at the end of 2018, Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) has weighed in on who should replace him. Royce has endorsed former state legislator Young Kim, a one-term assemblywoman who was unseated in a 2016 … Continue reading

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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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Yesterday’s local election results

FULLERTON CITY COUNCIL: Mayor Doug Chaffee and Mayor Pro Tem Greg Sebourn were both re-elected. To see the votes, please click here. FULLERTON JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD:  All three incumbents were re-elected – Robert N. “Bob” Hathaway (20.4%), Robert … 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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