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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 21, 1991 | LISA MASCARO
Seeking to curb excess costs for its upcoming special elections, the city will lobby the state for permission to reschedule a city election now slated March 5 to coincide with the March 19 state primary. The city election, which will decide four measures, was brought about by a citizens' initiative and, by law, must be held March 5.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1991 | LISA MASCARO
Voters will have to go to the polls twice in two weeks because officials were unable to merge Anaheim's special election with the March 19 state primary. Kris Thalman, intergovernmental relations officer for the city, said there wasn't enough time to merge the two elections because the deadline had passed to notify the registrar of voters of any changes in the upcoming state election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1991
City Councilman William G. Steiner announced Tuesday that he may seek the 35th Senate District seat vacated by U.S. Sen. John Seymour (R-Anaheim). Steiner, a Republican, announced that he had formed an exploratory committee that will determine within 10 days whether he has enough support to run for the seat. Assembly members John R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1991 | BOB SCHWARTZ and KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Westminster Mayor Charles V. Smith and Anaheim Councilman William D. Ehrle on Thursday added their names to the list of Republican candidates for the 35th District state Senate seat vacated by newly appointed U.S. Sen. John Seymour. Just one week after Seymour's appointment was announced, six candidates have already declared for his vacant seat. State Assembly members Doris Allen (R-Cypress) and Nolan Frizzelle (R-Fountain Valley) were the first to declare, while Assemblyman John R.
NEWS
January 16, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gov. Pete Wilson set March 19 as the date for special primary elections to fill vacancies in three legislative districts, including the central Orange County Senate seat left empty by Wilson's appointment of John Seymour to the U.S. Senate. The March primary date also will apply to races for the 26th Assembly District in the central San Joaquin Valley and the sprawling 1st Senate District in Northern California.
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January 16, 1991 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Gov. Pete Wilson on Tuesday set March 19 as the date for special primary elections to fill vacancies in three legislative districts, including the central Orange County Senate seat left empty by Wilson's appointment of John Seymour to the U.S. Senate. March 19 primaries were also scheduled in the 26th Assembly District in the central San Joaquin Valley and the sprawling 1st Senate District in Northern California.
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September 18, 1991 | From Associated Press
B. T. Collins, Gov. Pete Wilson's handpicked candidate, and retired Marine Corps pilot Mickey Conroy captured easy victories Tuesday to retain two Republicans strongholds in the state Assembly. The special elections pitted Collins against Libertarian David McCann in the 5th Assembly District, which covers parts of Sacramento and Placer counties. In the 67th District in Orange County, Conroy faced Democrat Greg Ramsay.
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September 18, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Conservative activist Mickey R. Conroy, a retired fighter pilot and outspoken critic of fellow Republican Gov. Pete Wilson, won a special election Tuesday for a seat in the state Assembly representing western Orange County. Conroy, who was a strong favorite to win the mostly Republican 67th Assembly District seat ever since he bested five other GOP candidates in a primary last July, defeated Democrat Greg R. Ramsay by a margin of more than 2 to 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 1991
Voters in the 67th Assembly District go to the polls Tuesday for a special election to decide who will replace former Assemblyman John R. Lewis (R-Orange), who was elected to the state Senate in May. In part because the district is the second-most-Republican Assembly seat in California, Republican Mickey R. Conroy, a veterans affairs advocate, is favored over Democrat Gregory R. Ramsay, a health-care manager.
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