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DA’s Race: Spitzer Outraises Rackauckas While Murdock Can’t Pay Registrar of Voters

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[Cross-posted from our partner site, OCPolitical.com] In the race for Orange County District Attorney, Supervisor Todd Spitzer (R-Orange) raised $103,953 more than incumbent District Attorney Tony Rackauckas (R-San Clemente) did in the second half of 2017, according to campaign finance reports filed last week.  During the second half of 2017, Spitzer raised $234,077 while Rackauckas raised $130,124.  In the first half of 2017, Rackauckas raised ...

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District Attorney 2018: Three County Supervisors Endorse Rackauckas Over Spitzer

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District Attorney Tony Rackauckas’ is being challenged for re-election by OC Supervisor Todd Spitzer in what promises to be a bloody and expensive campaign donnybrook. Awkwardly, three of Spitzer’s four Board of Supervisors colleagues have decided to endorse Rackaukas. The Rackauckas campaign announced that Supervisors Lisa Bartlett, Michelle Steel and Andrew Do (himself a former prosecutor) have endorsed him for a sixth ...

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Debunking Recent Harvard Law School Report On Prosecutorial Misconduct

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The numbers were startling. According to media reports, a newly formed group affiliated with Harvard Law School called the “Fair Punishment Project” (FPP) supposedly reviewed court decisions from 2010 to 2015 involving the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. The “study” found that the OCDA had seven convictions reversed due to prosecutorial misconduct and 24 overall findings of prosecutorial misconduct, and ...

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District Attorney: Rackauckas Raises $200K; Spitzer Banks $277K

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District Attorney Tony Rackauckas raised nearly $200,000 between January and June of this year. His challenger, 3rd District Supervisor Todd Spitzer, raised even more: $277,734. Rackauckas spent $61,081, including payments to several slate card vendors; her ended June with cash-on-hand of $200,531. It’s the first significant fundraising the five-term incumbent has done since the first half of 2016. Spitzer spent $71,376, leaving him a healthy ...

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Todd Spitzer Is Officially A Candidate for OC District Attorney

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3rd District Supervisor Todd Spitzer has been unofficially running against District Attorney Tony Rackauckas for months, and earlier today he made it official by filing his official candidate intention statement and issuing a 4-page press release. Spitzer opened with a broadside aimed at Rackauckas: “Every day we read and hear that crime is on the rise in our communities.  Under Tony Rackauckas’ failed ...

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DA Tony Rackauckas Hits Tait In TV Ad: “Anaheim Needs A New Mayor”

The heat in the contest for Anaheim mayor, already pretty intense, was turned up several degrees when this cable TV ad began running today. The spot from Citizens for Anaheim’s Future features OC District Attorney Tony Rackauckas criticizing Mayor Tom Tait on public safety and gangs, and ends with the DA urging voters to elect a new mayor: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXe_MfVGc18]

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Rackauckas: “No Help From The Office of the Mayor” In Cracking Down On Gangs

Anaheim Insider here. There was a strong turnout last Thursday at Lucille Kring’s mayor campaign fundraiser at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in the Resort area, out on the patio with the results of 20 years of bond-financed investment in the Resort in full view. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackackaus headlined Kring’s fundraiser. He talked about the great work being done ...

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“B.E.A.T. The Heat” Concert Rally Against Human Trafficking At Twila Reid Park

This came over the transom from Anaheim Councilwoman Kris Murray, promoting the “B.E.A.T. the HEAT” concert rally against human trafficking taking place the evening of Sept. 9 at Twila Reid Park, 3100 West Orange Avenue in Anaheim. The concert rally is being organized by OC District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. Dear Friends and Neighbors, This past November, the voters of California ...

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