Tag Archives: 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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Anaheim Neighborhood Groups Endorse Kris Murray For Supervisor

From the Kris Murray for Supervisor campaign: Neighborhood Leaders Endorse Kris Murray for Orange County Supervisor Anaheim’s Oldest Neighborhood Associations Join Growing Coalition of Support for Murray ANAHEIM, CALIF — Today, the Anaheim Neighborhood Association PAC and Anaheim Hills Community Council have both endorsed Kris Murray as the leading candidate for Orange County’s Third District Supervisor. “Kris Murray has been a ...

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Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Endorses Kris Murray for Supervisor

Supervisor Todd Spitzer’s election as Orange County District Attorney will precipitate a special election, likely sometime in March 2019, to fill the remainder of his term representing the 3rd Supervisor District. Earlier this year, Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray declared her candidacy for the 3rd District seat, and last week announced her intention to run in the special election. Today, she ...

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Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray Announces Run for 3rd District Supervisor

Anaheim City Councilwoman Kris Murray today announced her bid to represent the residents of the Third District on the Orange County Board of Supervisors with a commitment to safe communities, a strong economy and smart government. Murray, who has served on the Anaheim City Council since 2010, is seeking to succeed outgoing Supervisor Todd Spitzer, who has represented the Third ...

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UPDATED: Spitzer Calls Richters’ Allegations “False and Misleading;” Says Ex-Aide Lacked Basic Job Skills

3rd District Supervisor Todd Spitzer fired back at ex-aide Christine Richters, issuing a statement calling her allegations against him “disheartening, misleading and simply untrue” and saying the County would fight her lawsuit. Spitzer declared that, contrary to Ms. Richters’ claims, he and his office supported her search for other job opportunities, but characterized her as lacking basic job skills necessary to secure a civil service ...

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Ex-Staffer’s Lawsuit Alleges Todd Spitzer Ran Office Through “Fear And Aggression”

[Cross-posted from OC Daily.net] In her wrongful termination lawsuit, Christine Richters, a former aide to Supervisor Todd Spitzer, alleges in her wrongful termination lawsuit that he ran his staff through “fear and aggression”  and threatened to dock their pay if they didn’t reply to his texts within 15 minutes. Richters worked on Spitzer’s 2012 supervisor campaign and was subsequently hired as ...

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Ex-Todd Spitzer Aide Christine Richters Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

From City News Service: A former employee of Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her ex-boss Friday. Christine Richters, 50, who once was a Playboy Playmate of the Month, filed the lawsuit Friday afternoon. A copy of the lawsuit was not immediately available in the county’s records. Carrie Braun, a spokeswoman for the county, declined ...

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