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Measure L Is Entirely a Ruse for Power and Control

Measure L amends the Anaheim City Charter to require the City Council to establish voter districts. A candidate seeking a seat on the city council must live within a given district, and only voters residing within that district may vote for that candidate. Currently, members of the City Council may live anywhere in Anaheim, and voters may vote for any ...

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“The Money Keeps Rolling In For Yes on Measure L”

It’s been a week or so since we’ve checked in on the outside special interest money rolling in for Measure L, which would replace the current at-large election system with by-district elections. If Measure L passes, Anaheim voters would go from having four representatives on the city council to only one. On October 1, the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) ...

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Jose Moreno’s Silence On Flood of Outside Special Interest Money for Measure L

Jose Moreno, the left-wing (newly-minted) Democrat running for Anaheim City Council, has had strong words regarding the influence of outside special interests on Anaheim politics in this July 25, 2013 post on his Facebook page: As of today, approximately $355,000 has been poured into the “Yes on Measure L” campaign, an attempt by a coalition of progressive political interest groups ...

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Pro-“Occupy Wall Street” Group From San Francisco Gives $20,000 to By-District Elections Campaign in Anaheim

The left-wing campaign to end Anaheim’s at-large council district system and replace it with by-district elections lurched a little further to the Left this week. The Tides Center, a leftist non-profit based in San Francisco, has funneled $20,000 into this campaign via a new “Yes on L and M” committee set-up by Orange County Congregation Community Organization (OCCCO).  Since OCCCO is ...

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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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OC Labor’s Top 2014 Priorities: Re-Electing Quirk-Silva and By-District Council Elections in Anaheim

The Orange County Labor Federation’s (OCLF) top two 2014 election priorities are: 1) Re-Elect Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva 2) Adoption of by-district council elections in Anaheim. This is according a presentation in January 2014 – several days after the City of Anaheim-ACLU settlement agreement placing by-district elections on the ballot – by the OCLF, entitled “Analysis of the 2014 Elections In ...

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Yesenia Rojas Arrested For Outstanding Warrant; Says Police “Are The Gang” in Anaheim

Yesenia Rojas, an SEIU-USWW organizer from Anna Drive who has become a de facto media spokesperson for that neighborhood and an active supporter of by-district council elections, as arrested this morning by Anaheim police. According to posts by her network of supporters and friends on Facebook, Rojas was brought in on an outstanding warrant for either interfering with the justice ...

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