Close 2nd Place Finishes

Under the Top Two Primary, it’s the battle between 2nd and 3rd place that is usually the most closely-watched. Here are the 11 races where 2nd and 3rd place are separated by fewer than 1000 votes. Close 2nd Place Finishes (as of 6/10/16 at 7:22 AM) CD-53    Veltmeyer trails Ash by 126 votes. CD-32    Hernández […]

Right Place, Right Time

It has been quite a week for the State Senate. On Wednesday, March 23rd, former Democratic State Senator (and current Congressional candidate) Lou Correa noticed a fire at an apartment complex in Santa Ana and, using a garden hose, had the fire mostly extinguished by the time the fire department arrived. He was credited with helping the seven […]

Nielsen Reaches 1,000 Weeks

An interesting point in California legislative history was quietly reached this week. For the first time in a number of years, and probably for the last time in quite a while, a legislator reached 1,000 weeks of service in the legislature. Senator Jim Nielsen, who served twelve years in the Senate from 1978-1990 and four years […]