District 3

Anaheim City Council Candidates: Final Ballot Order

Following is the ballot order for the Anaheim City Council election this November, per the randomized alphabet drawing (candidates who paid for candidate statements in the sample ballot are in bold): District 1 Angel VanStark – Tax Assistant Mark Richard Daniels – Community Volunteer Orlando Perez – Businessman/Realtor Freddy Fitzgerald Carvajal – Insurance Broker Steven Chavez Lodge – Anaheim Commissioner/Businessman ...

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Democrat Voters Dominate In 5 of 6 Anaheim Council Districts; “People’s Map” A Big Win For Progressive Interest Groups

The “People’s Map” pushed by a coalition of left-wing pressure groups has taken a largely nominal city-wide Democratic voter registration advantage in Anaheim and converted it into large Democratic advantages in five of the six council districts.  This should come as a surprise to no one since that was always the objective of the campaign for by-district elections, notwithstanding the ...

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Is The Anaheim Republican Assembly Still Republican?

It’s an unusual to ask, but not an unreasonable one. The purpose of the California Republican Assembly, of which the Anaheim Republican Assembly (ARA) is a chapter, is “to advance the interests of the Republican Party.”  Yet last year, ARA leaders Benita Gagne and Cynthia Ward urged the Anaheim City Council to adopt the “People’s Map” developed and hawked by ...

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Anaheim Council Candidate Wants City To Fund Free Home Loans

[Cross-posted from OC Daily] Jose F. Moreno, the Chicano Studies professor running for Anaheim City Council in District 3, wants to use transient occupancy tax (TOT) revenue from 4-Diamond hotels to fund new entitlement programs for District 3 residents. Speaking at last week’s marathon City Council meeting at which the council approved tax rebate incentives for three new 4-Diamond properties, ...

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An Interesting New Entrant Into The District 3 Campaign

A new candidate has entered the lists in the jousting for Council District 3: Robert Nelson, a Republican. The de facto incumbent in D3 is Councilman Jordan Brandman, a Democrat, who was the top vote-getter in 2012. His principal challenger is Jose F. Moreno, the left-wing chairman of the CSULB Chicano Studies Department. Moreno is a Democrat of recent vintage, ...

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