Articles Tagged With ‘California Republican Party’




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Lame duck California Republican leader accused of sabotage

On his way out as leader of California’s Assembly Republicans, Assemblyman Chad Mayes has shuffled legislative committee assignments, Capitol offices and campaign funds, prompting allegations that he is punishing those involved in his ouster and rewarding the lawmakers who sided... (Continue reading)

California Republican Assembly leader ousted after cap-and-trade vote

More than a month after Assemblyman Chad Mayes broke rank and voted for a cap-and-trade bill, the Assembly Republican Caucus ousted him as its leader. [Mercury News] The Assembly Republicans held a closed-door meeting Thursday in which they unanimously decided... (Continue reading)

California Republicans battle one another over cap-and-trade

After months of quarreling between establishment and progressive Democrats, the California Republican Party now has an internal struggle over the recent extension of the state’s cap-and-trade program. [LA Times] On July 17, eight Republican legislators, including Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San... (Continue reading)

California Republicans dwindling, independents rising

Republican Party membership is on the decline in California, while an increasing number of voters are registering “no party preference.” Democratic Party membership in California has flat lined recently, according to a report issued Monday by Secretary of State Alex... (Continue reading)

Maldonado considering run for governor

Former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado said Sunday he is seriously considering a 2014 run for governor against Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Maldonado told the Chronicle he could “bring a different face” and a new Republican message to California... (Continue reading)

GOP fading rapidly in state

Eventual fate of the national Republican Party may be mirrored by what has been happening in California. (San Francisco Chronicle) The state’s GOP is shrinking like cheap cotton in hot water, as Democrats have put a lock on almost every... (Continue reading)

California GOP now 0-for-200 since 1998

The Los Angeles Dodgers might take comfort in knowing that someone has a worst record than they do at the moment–the Californian Republican Party failed yet again this week to pick up a congressional seat held by a Democrat. The... (Continue reading)

Adam Hill apologizes to COLAB

District 3 San luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill  issued the following statement Wednesday afternoon: “I want to apologize to the COLAB members who took offense to my recent, admittedly strident generalizations about racism. “I feel strongly about the subject,... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado fined for nondisclosure

After a lengthy investigation, former Lt. Gov. and Central Coast state senator Abel Maldonado has agreed to pay a $28,000 fine for committing 14 campaign violations in 2004 through 2008. California campaign rules require the transparency of donors and contributors.... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee accuses state GOP chair of “thuggery”

State Senator Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) called the outgoing state GOP chairman “a failed leader who has resorted to thuggery” after storming out of a heated meeting of the Rules Committee Friday at the start of a three-day Republican... (Continue reading)



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