Democrats See Opportunity in California :: Fox&Hounds

The Trump Administration’s miscues on health care and immigration has fueled a surge in progressive enthusiasm across the country. Candidate filings in recent days show a steady procession of progressives lining up for 2018 races, and early signs indicate that progressive issues will dominate statewide races in 2018. Source: Democrats See Opportunity in California :: […]
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Democrats moving senior staffers to Orange County in an effort to flip Republican House seats – LA Times

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is aiming to defeat seven California Republicans who represent congressional districts where Hillary Clinton beat President Donald Trump — including a cluster of seats in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. The committee will send staffers in charge of overseeing House races in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington to […]
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Can the California Republican Party bounce back in 2018? Here’s the chairman’s game plan – LA Times

The difficulty will be convincing Californians that Republicans have the answers, especially as GOP leaders in Washington dismantle the Affordable Care Act, crack down on immigrants in the country illegally and strip away environmental protections — moves that are popular with a conservative base, but don’t play well out west. Source: Can the California Republican […]
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Rohrabacher draws early challenge – The Orange County Register

Last year, Rohrabacher won reelection by 16-percentage points over poorly funded Democrat Suzanne Savary and Republicans have an 11-point advantage in voter registration. On the other hand, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in Rohrabacher’s coastal Orange County district, by 1.7 points. A Pew Research poll found just 38 percent of white voters with a college […]
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Republican John Cox exploring run for California governor | The Sacramento Bee

Cox, a member of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County and the New Majority Chapter San Diego, would join a contest stocked with better-known Democrats, and, possibly, GOP San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. decides on an uphill run for governor. Cox said through a spokesman Monday that he knows Faulconer and supported his run […]
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Peter Thiel considering bid for California governor – POLITICO

The Silicon Valley billionaire, a libertarian-leaning gay Republican who is a member of President-elect Trump’s transition team, co-founded PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook. Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer is a possible contender in the 2018 governor’s race. The Democratic field already includes Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and […]
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