Author Archives: wliebman

TJ Cox phonebanking at a Westside Democratic HQ phone bank
02 Nov
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Volunteers Flood into CA-21 for Cox; Hotel Rooms Available

As T.J. Cox closes in on his Republican opponent in CA-21, volunteers are flooding into the district from north and south California. The Democratic Party is arranging to make hotel rooms available to canvassers can stay overnight. Hotel rooms are ...

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06 Jul
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Katie Porter Campaign Takes Flight

Tustin, July 5 Several hundred enthusiastic Katie Porter volunteers met at the Porter campaign headquarters today to celebrate her June 5 primary selection as the Democratic candidate for Congress in CA-45. Porter will face  Republican incumbent Mimi Walters in the ...

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04 Jul
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Katie Hill Campaign Kicks Off

23 June. Santa Clarita. Two weeks after Katie Hill emerged from the June 5, California primary as the Democratic candidate for Congress in CA District 25, her campaign staff and volunteer army took a deep breath and assembled at their ...

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28 Jun
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Energized Democrats Are Voting in Competitive Primaries in Droves

Avoidance of the R-R problem is not the only victory in the June 5 California primary, where Democrats will be represented on the November ballot in all five Los Angeles area swing districts–CA-25: Katie Hill; CA-39: Gil Cisneros; CA-45: Katie ...

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05 May
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House: Democrats Risk Disaster in California’s Top Two Primaries

The Cook Political Report is an independent, non-partisan newsletter analyzing major U.S. election campaigns. Their recent look at SoCal swing races highlights the R-R problem, a consequence of California’s jungle primaries. Cook has been showing a growing awareness of the ...

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27 Mar
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Westside Dem HQ Forms New Consortium to Flip the House

A consortium of Westside Democratic Clubs and activist organizations has formed to support Democratic candidates in 2018 House races in California swing districts. The consortium–Westside Democratic HQ–will be leasing office space in Westwood to serve as a locus for phone ...

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400 plus people at a rally to flip the 25th District in Palmdale to create a blue wave
07 Feb
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What Democracy Looks Like — 400 Fired-Up Activists at a Palmdale Rally

Come senators, congressmen Please heed the call Don’t stand in the doorway Don’t block up the hall For he that gets hurt Will be he who has stalled There’s the battle outside raging It’ll soon shake your windows and rattle ...

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Trump, Rohrabacher and Knight joined at the hip
06 Feb
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New Poll Reveals Rohrabacher and Knight joined at the hip with Trump

Canvassers take note: a new poll released by the University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS) in mid-January shows that in CA48 and CA25, voter opinion of incumbents Dana Rohrabacher and Steve Knight is highly correlated with their opinions ...

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19 Jan
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Democrats sweat nightmare scenario in California

Politico weighs in on the problem in California created by 2018 election drop outs Issa and Royce. At issue is the mathematics of the jungle primary, where a crowded Democratic field facing two Republicans in the June primary may dilute ...

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01 Aug
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Canvassing Simi Valley with SV Dem Club & Sea Change

Western most of the “three valleys” of CA-25 (Santa Clarita and Antelope are to the north and east), Simi’s largely residential community has long been Republican ground. It’s the home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and site of the ...

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