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January 28, 1997 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Embattled incumbent Jim Toledano withdrew his candidacy for chairman of the county Democratic Party on Monday, and one of his chief critics was elected to the post. With Toledano's withdrawal, former party Vice Chairwoman Jeanne Costales beat middle school teacher Margaret "Meg" Robinson for the two-year post as leader of the county's 418,000 registered Democrats.
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February 23, 2000 | KATE FOLMAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Offering moral and emotional arguments for banning recognition of same-sex marriage that have resonated with many voters, the Rev. Louis P. Sheldon received a skeptical hearing Tuesday in a roomful of law students. At a Whittier Law School debate, Sheldon--chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition, a national organization of more than 30,000 churches--argued the case for Proposition 22. His opponent was Irvine lawyer Jim Toledano, a former chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party.
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May 16, 1996 | LEN HALL and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An attorney for the Orange County Democratic leadership has notified the Federal Election Commission that party Chairman Jim Toledano "acted solely on his own" in his handling of a questionable $10,000 campaign contribution. Attorney Fredric D. Woocher has written the commission that the party's executive committee, when learning of Toledano's activities, "agreed that Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1997 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Embattled incumbent Jim Toledano withdrew his candidacy for chairman of the county Democratic Party on Monday, and one of his chief critics was elected to the post. With Toledano's withdrawal, former party Vice Chairwoman Jeanne Costales beat middle school teacher Margaret "Meg" Robinson for the two-year post as leader of the county's 418,000 registered Democrats.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1997 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a tumultuous two-year reign, Irvine attorney Jim Toledano will attempt to win reelection tonight to another term as chairman of the county Democratic Party. It won't be easy. Having barely escaped being ousted from his post last year, Toledano now faces stiff opposition from rival candidates Jeanne Costales of Lake Forest, the party's former vice chair, and Margaret (Meg) Robinson of Santa Ana, an intermediate school science teacher and current vice chair.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 2000 | KATE FOLMAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Offering moral and emotional arguments for banning recognition of same-sex marriage that have resonated with many voters, the Rev. Louis P. Sheldon received a skeptical hearing Tuesday in a roomful of law students. At a Whittier Law School debate, Sheldon--chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition, a national organization of more than 30,000 churches--argued the case for Proposition 22. His opponent was Irvine lawyer Jim Toledano, a former chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1991
I can't understand why the Republican Party is so upset at having David Duke as their nominee for governor of Louisiana. He sounds exactly like George Bush. JIM TOLEDANO, Costa Mesa
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1995 | DAVID REYES
The new leader of Orange County's Democratic Party says he is hopeful that Democrats can focus on a new, successful strategy in a county dominated by Republicans. "We have been our own worst enemies," said Jim Toledano, who won election as chairman Monday night. "We have not carried out the weight of responsibility that more than 400,000 registered Democrats deserve."
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April 4, 1996 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of Orange County's Democratic Party split Tuesday night in a vote over whether Chairman Jim Toledano should resign for accepting a $10,000 donation that might have violated federal contribution limits. "I am still the party chairman. I will remain the party chairman," Toledano said after the closed-door vote near midnight by the 11-member executive board. The donation came from Debra Lee LaPrade of Paradise Valley, Ariz.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Surviving an attempt to oust him might have been the easy part for Jim Toledano, Orange County Democratic Party chair, who now faces the task of uniting a deeply split party less than six months before a presidential election. On Tuesday, the day after a close vote to remove him from his post, Toledano said: "Now we have to pick up the pieces. . . . The bottom line is, we have an opportunity to carry Orange County for Bill Clinton, so the job is to mobilize our resources."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1997 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a tumultuous two-year reign, Irvine attorney Jim Toledano will attempt to win reelection tonight to another term as chairman of the county Democratic Party. It won't be easy. Having barely escaped being ousted from his post last year, Toledano now faces stiff opposition from rival candidates Jeanne Costales of Lake Forest, the party's former vice chair, and Margaret (Meg) Robinson of Santa Ana, an intermediate school science teacher and current vice chair.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A state Republican Party official filed a complaint Thursday charging the Orange County Democratic Party with failing to report a controversial $10,000 campaign contribution and three other alleged violations of state law. Irvine attorney Michael J. Schroeder, the state GOP vice chair, said the Democrats tried to conceal the contribution, which he maintained should have been made public before the March 26 primary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Surviving an attempt to oust him might have been the easy part for Jim Toledano, Orange County Democratic Party chair, who now faces the task of uniting a deeply split party less than six months before a presidential election. On Tuesday, the day after a close vote to remove him from his post, Toledano said: "Now we have to pick up the pieces. . . . The bottom line is, we have an opportunity to carry Orange County for Bill Clinton, so the job is to mobilize our resources."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Toledano, chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party, narrowly fought off an attempt to oust him Monday night by a faction of local party leaders angry over his handling of a $10,000 campaign contribution. Toledano, 52, an Irvine attorney who has been party chairman for 17 months, retained his seat by only four votes. Thirty-four members of the Democratic Central Committee voted to oust him and 22 to retain him. A two-thirds vote (38) was required under party rules for his ouster.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1996 | LEN HALL and DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An attorney for the Orange County Democratic leadership has notified the Federal Election Commission that party Chairman Jim Toledano "acted solely on his own" in his handling of a questionable $10,000 campaign contribution. Attorney Fredric D. Woocher has written the commission that the party's executive committee, when learning of Toledano's activities, "agreed that Mr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Toledano, the chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party, will face a vote by the central committee later this month to determine whether he should be ousted, party officials said Thursday. Four members of the central committee, including Vice Chairwoman Jeanne Costales, signed a letter this week, calling for a vote on May 20, said R.O. Davis, a coalition ex officio committee member. Davis contended that Toledano has broken party rules and put his own interests ahead of the party.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 21, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jim Toledano, chairman of the Orange County Democratic Party, narrowly fought off an attempt to oust him Monday night by a faction of local party leaders angry over his handling of a $10,000 campaign contribution. Toledano, 52, an Irvine attorney who has been party chairman for 17 months, retained his seat by only four votes. Thirty-four members of the Democratic Central Committee voted to oust him and 22 to retain him. A two-thirds vote (38) was required under party rules for his ouster.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1996 | LEN HALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A state Republican Party official filed a complaint Thursday charging the Orange County Democratic Party with failing to report a controversial $10,000 campaign contribution and three other alleged violations of state law. Irvine attorney Michael J. Schroeder, the state GOP vice chair, said the Democrats tried to conceal the contribution, which he maintained should have been made public before the March 26 primary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1996 | J.R. MOEHRINGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Central Committee of the Orange County Democratic Party chose not to put the fate of Party Chairman Jim Toledano to a vote Monday night, despite an earlier vote of no-confidence over his handling of a questionable $10,000 campaign contribution. "I take full responsibility for the mistakes I made," Toledano told the committee. "I take full responsibility for not getting on top of the problem soon enough." He added, "I am very sorry for this little hiccup in the road.
NEWS
April 4, 1996 | RENE LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Leaders of Orange County's Democratic Party split Tuesday night in a vote over whether Chairman Jim Toledano should resign for accepting a $10,000 donation that might have violated federal contribution limits. "I am still the party chairman. I will remain the party chairman," Toledano said after the closed-door vote near midnight by the 11-member executive board. The donation came from Debra Lee LaPrade of Paradise Valley, Ariz.
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