3rd Supervisor District

Loretta Sanchez Formally Drops Out Of 3rd Supervisor District Race

In an announcement posted on her Facebook page yesterday, former Rep. Loretta Sanchez confirmed what had been unofficially reported on Anaheim Blog and elsewhere on social media: she is dropping out of the race for the 3rd Supervisor District: Her withdrawal comes three weeks before the deadline for candidates to file to run in the March 2020 primary.  Sanchez, a ...

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Ashleigh Aitken Poised To Jump Into 3rd District Supervisor Race

The fluid race in the 3rd Supervisor District is about to take a new turn as Democrat Ashleigh Aitken prepares to enter the race as retired Democrat Rep. Loretta Sanchez prepares to exit it. The 3rd District is represented by Supervisor Don Wagner, a Republican former Irvine Mayor and Assemblyman who defeated Sanchez in a March 2019 special election by ...

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Sanchez Dropping Out Of Race Against Supervisor Don Wagner

Former Representative Loretta Sanchez is dropping her candidacy for the 3rd Supervisor District, in which she was challenging Supervisor Don Wagner. Wagner, a former Irvine Mayor and Assemblyman, defeated Sanchez 42% to 37% in the March special election to fill the vacant 3rd Supervisor District seat.  Sanchez, a Democrat, quickly vowed to seek a re-match in the regularly scheduled March ...

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Insightful Analysis Of The 3rd Supervisor District Special Election

Republican consultant Chris Nguyen offers this insightful analysis of the results of this week’s special election to fill the 3rd Supervisor District vacancy: All 7 candidates lost their respective hometowns Sanchez won Irvine, Silverado, and Tustin; she won an absolute majority in Silverado Not surprising that Sanchez won Irvine, as that was the linchpin of the Democratic victories in 2018, ...

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UPDATED: Irvine Mayor Don Wagner The Apparent Winner In 3rd Supervisor District Election

UPDATED with number of ballots left to count. It appears the Republican Mayor of Irvine, Don Wagner has overcome a fractured Republican candidate field to defeat former Rep. Loretta Sanchez, the lone Democrat in the 7 candidate field, in the special election for the 3rd Supervisor District vacancy. Wagner led throughout the evening, his lead widening from 1,554 votes in ...

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Big Stakes In Tomorrow’s 3rd Supervisor District Special Election

Tomorrow is the special election to fill the 3rd District Supervisor vacancy created by Todd Spitzer’s election as District Attorney – although voting has been going on for more than three weeks. The result will either preserve long-running Republican dominance of the OC Board of Supervisors or position the Democrats to possibly seize the majority in 2020. According to the ...

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UNITE-HERE Local 11’s Stunt Threatens Orange County Workers

This opinion article was originally published in the Orange County Register on January 25, 2019 By Reuben Franco and Kris Murray A small faction of radical left-wing unionists has been working over the past decade to establish their political dominance in Orange County. They refuse to engage in constructive dialog and regularly put their own political interests ahead of others, including ...

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Leading OC Business Group Endorses Kris Murray for 3rd District Supervisor

From the Kris Murray for Supervisor campaign: Orange County Business Council’s BIZPAC Endorses Kris Murray For Supervisor ANAHEIM, CALIF — Orange County Business Council’s BIZPAC today announced its endorsement of Kris Murray for Orange County Board of Supervisors’ Third District seat. OCBC cited Murray’s decades-long service to Orange County, its residents and business community, including her groundbreaking efforts to address homelessness, ...

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Irvine Mayor Don Wagner Enters Race For 3rd District Supervisor

From the Don Wagner for Supervisor campaign: Don Wagner Launches Campaign for Orange County Supervisor Irvine, CA – Don Wagner, Mayor of Irvine, announced today that he is running for the Third District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors to replace Todd Spitzer, who was elected to be the county’s new district attorney. The third district stretches from Yorba ...

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