All posts tagged "Don Wagner"
OC Registrar of Voters explains ballot counting, run-off and 50 percent threshold
Orange County’s special election for the 37th State Senate District has caused some confusion. With less than 50 percent of the votes cast, John Moorlach is expected to avoid a run-off with Asm. Don Wagner. That’s because...
- Posted March 19, 2015
State Senate 37: John Moorlach leads Don Wagner with run-off possible
Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach is leading Assemblyman Don Wagner, R-Irvine, in the special election to fill Rep. Mimi Walters‘ seat in the State Senate. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Moorlach had 50.4 percent of the vote, compared...
- Posted March 18, 2015
Senate Special 37: Asm. Don Wagner does it again! 3rd year at infamous Maui junket
For the third consecutive year, Asm. Don Wagner has attended the infamous Maui junket, hosted by special interest groups — including the state’s powerful labor unions. According to recently released state gift disclosure reports, Wagner accepted $2,921.19 in...
- Posted March 3, 2015
State Senate 37: Former OC Supervisor John Moorlach Launches Campaign for Mimi Walters’ Seat
Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach formally launched his campaign for State Senate on Wednesday, vowing to tackle the state’s “wall of debt and huge unfunded liabilities.” “Just like Orange County was twenty years ago, our state is...
- Posted January 15, 2015
2015 CA Special Elections: A Preview of State Senate Races
The November 4th general election didn’t end this campaign cycle, but sparked a new round of voting. Three sitting state senators won seats in the U.S. House of Representatives: Sens. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek; Steve Knight, R-Antelope...
- Posted December 6, 2014
Gift reports confirm 18 CA lawmakers on Maui trips
State disclosure reports released Tuesday independently confirm what CalNewsroom.com first reported last December: the names of 18 state lawmakers who relaxed on the beaches of Maui with Sacramento’s most powerful special interest groups. Last November, the Independent Voter Project and Pacific Policy...
- Posted March 4, 2014
Reaction to Brown’s 2014 State of the State Address
Governor Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State address on Wednesday morning, in which he highlighted California’s comeback and said he’ll push the legislature to adopt his plan for a rainy day fund. Here is...
- Posted January 22, 2014
18 California Legislators at Maui Conferences Identified
At least 18 state lawmakers, fifteen percent of the state legislature, attended one of two special interest-organized junkets to Maui last November, CalNewsroom.com has learned. Last November, the Sacramento Bee and Los Angeles Times first reported that...
- Posted January 21, 2014
Common Cause Report: CA Lawmakers Accept Gifts All Year Round
Santa can skip Sacramento this Christmas Eve. That’s because, with the help of special interest groups, it’s always Christmas for California politicians. A new report by California Common Cause shows that elected officials in California accepted hundreds...
- Posted December 24, 2013
Did Asm. Don Wagner Attend Union Sponsored Junket to Maui?
Did Republican Assemblyman Don Wagner attend a union-sponsored junket to Maui this past November? The Irvine lawmaker won’t say. CalNewsroom.com has asked the Assemblyman’s office multiple times using every communications medium at our disposal: phone, email, Twitter...
- Posted December 11, 2013