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California Elections 1991

CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1991 | JON NALICK
Orange City Councilman William G. Steiner, chairman of the No on J campaign to defeat the recent countywide jail tax initiative, announced Monday that he will seek the Republican nomination for the 67th Assembly District seat. Consistent with the No on J theme, Steiner pledged Monday to fight for lower taxes and more cost-effective government. "The most important issue for the 67th Assembly District, as indicated by defeat of measure J," Steiner said, "is no further increase of the tax burden. .
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
A group of prominent Republicans working on behalf of Assemblyman John R. Lewis (R-Orange) have encouraged several GOP candidates to drop out of the upcoming special election to replace former Anaheim state Sen. John Seymour. One candidate said the repeated calls were "intimidating," while another was offered support for a future race in return for withdrawing from the March 19 special primary that follows Seymour's recent appointment to the U.S. Senate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Lined up like storms over the Pacific, a field of candidates was already taking shape Wednesday to fill the anticipated vacuum left by Assemblyman John R. Lewis' success in Tuesday's special state Senate election.
NEWS
May 24, 1991 | CATHLEEN DECKER and PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Tears welling in his eyes, Democratic Rep. Robert T. Matsui abruptly scrapped his long-running yet little-known campaign for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, saying that the pressures of his father's life-threatening cancer made it impossible to maintain the "all-consuming" pace of a statewide race.
NEWS
January 3, 1991 | BOB SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four members of the state Assembly and three of five Orange County supervisors said Wednesday that they will consider running for the state Senate seat being vacated by John Seymour, Gov.-elect Pete Wilson's appointee to the United States Senate. Assembly members Doris Allen, Nolan Frizzelle, John R. Lewis and Ross Johnson all indicated that they would at least give careful thought to the opportunity to move to the Legislature's upper chamber. County supervisors Gaddi H. Vasquez, Roger R.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A spokeswoman for Ronald Reagan complained Friday about the use of the former President's picture in a campaign brochure mailed recently by Orange County state Assembly candidate Mickey Conroy. The brochure pictures Reagan shaking hands with Conroy, one of seven candidates in the special election Tuesday for the 67th Assembly District. A caption says the former President was congratulating Conroy on his endorsement by the conservative California Republican Assembly.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 1991 | RALPH FRAMMOLINO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Their conservative rhetoric may sound the same, but the three veteran Assembly members vying for the vacant state Senate seat in Orange County have very different records when it comes to the raison d'etre of the Legislature--making laws. Assemblywoman Doris Allen (R-Cypress) has sponsored and passed the most legislation of the bunch, including bills with statewide impact in the areas of education and recreational fishing.
NEWS
July 25, 1991 | PAUL JACOBS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
By backing candidates in two special Assembly elections, Gov. Pete Wilson had hoped to send a message to a Republican caucus that had been his biggest obstruction to resolving the state's huge budget deficit earlier this year. But Tuesday night, voters in two geographically and politically distinct California communities sent a message to the governor--and it was decidedly mixed. Wilson's handpicked candidate, Republican B. T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1991 | BOB SCHWARTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman John R. Lewis' bid for official support from the Republican Party in the crowded race for the 35th state Senate district was stymied Monday night when county GOP Central Committee members voted decisively to refrain from endorsing anyone.
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