Tag Archives: Jordan Brandman

Jordan Brandman for Congress Campaign Kick-Off On August 10 In Anaheim

  Anaheim Councilman Jordan Brandman will kick-off his campaign for the 46th Congressional District next week. When:  Monday, August 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Where: The Sheraton Park Hotel, 1855 S. Harbor Blvd. Anaheim Brandman, a Democrat, is squaring off against former state Senator Lou Correa, also a Democrat. CD46 is open because the long-time incumbent, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, is ...

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BREAKING: Jordan Brandman Enters 46th Congressional District Race

Former state Senator Lou Correa no longer has the 46th Congressional District field to himself. What has been rumored for weeks is now official – this just came over the transom from the new Jordan Brandman for Congress campaign: I wanted you to hear the news from me first. I am running to succeed Loretta Sanchez to represent California’s 46th ...

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Measure L-Created Wrinkles for the 2016 City Council Election

A friend alerted me that missing from yesterday’s post on implementing Measure L was a discussion of how many council seats will be on the ballot in 2016. The answer is: four. Councilmembers Lucille Kring and Jordan Brandman will be running for re-election in yet-to-be drawn council districts, and two new, open seats will be on the ballot. According to ...

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Measure L: Special Interest Groups—Outsiders—Want It

Several hundred thousand dollars have been contributed by outside organizations to ensure Anaheim voters approve Measure L, a vote to change the process for electing members to the Anaheim City Council. Does Anaheim need to elect members by district instead of at-large? (I also ask the same question regarding Measure M: Does the city council need six members instead of ...

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Councilmembers Opposed To Single-Member Districts Not Allowed To Officially Sign Ballot Arguments

UPDATED: After consulting an expert legal mind about the nuanced language of the staff report, the settlement agreement’;s restrictions on single-member district ballot arguments isn’t as draconian as I initially concluded. I’ve revised the post accordingly. Apparently, the commitment of single-member council districts to “authentic representation” doesn’t extend to free and unfettered debate with opponents. Item 18 on tomorrow night’s ...

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Call For Prosecuting Councilmembers Puts Some OCCORD Directors In Conflicting Positions

An interesting aspect of OCCORD calling on the state Attorney General and the OC District Attorney to prosecute all four members of Anaheim City Council for imaginary violations is it puts some members of the OCCORD Board of Directors at political odds with themselves. OCCORD is the political offspring of UNITE-HERE. Unions provide OCCORD with funding, and at least 40% ...

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Honda Center Should Say No To Card-Check Unionizing

When a union attempts to organize a work-place, it needs to get a specified percentage of targeted workers (I believe it is 30%) to petition for a unionizing vote, which is conducted by secret ballot. Allowing workers to vote their preference in secret, free from harassment and intimidation, has become an obstacle to workplace organizing, so a top priority of ...

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