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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1988
Democrat Robert D. Epple has regained his lead over incumbent Wayne Grisham in the see-saw race for the state Assembly's 63rd District seat. Epple, a lawyer and member of the Cerritos College Board of Trustees, was leading the Norwalk Republican by 184 votes--48,455 to 48,271, a spokeswoman for the registrar-recorder's office said Thursday. The day after the Nov.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1988 | MARK GLADSTONE, Times Staff Writer
By a razor-thin margin, Democrat Robert D. Epple has defeated Assemblyman Wayne Grisham (R-Norwalk) in Los Angeles County's 63rd Assembly District, boosting Willie Brown's prospects for remaining Speaker. When the final count of all ballots in the Nov. 8 election was finished Tuesday, Epple outdistanced Grisham by 220 votes--48,611 to 48,391--according to Marcia Ventura, a spokeswoman for the county registrar-recorder's office.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1988
Assemblyman Wayne Grisham, who was trailing Democrat Robert D. Epple by 87 votes the day after the Nov. 8 election, was leading his opponent by nine votes Monday as county officials continued to tally absentee and other uncounted ballots. As of noon Monday, the Norwalk Republican had 46,929 votes to Epple's 46,920, said county registrar-recorder spokeswoman Marcia Ventura. The next update on the canvass is scheduled Thursday, Ventura said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 22, 1988
Democrat Robert D. Epple has widened his lead over incumbent Norwalk Republican Wayne Grisham for the state Assembly's 63rd Assembly District seat. Epple, a lawyer and member of the Cerritos College Board of Trustees, was leading Grisham by 206 votes--48,544 to 48,338--with some ballots remaining to be counted, county Registrar-Recorder Charles Weissburd said Monday. Weissburd said it appears there are not enough ballots remaining for Grisham to overtake his challenger and retain his seat.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1988
An 18-year-old misdemeanor guilty plea by Democratic challenger Robert D. Epple has surfaced as a campaign issue in his battle to unseat Assemblyman Wayne Grisham (R-Norwalk) in the closely contested 63rd Assembly District race. The Southern California seat is one that Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco) wants the Democrat to win to help him to retain his powerful leadership post. The Grisham campaign disclosed information on the charges Tuesday morning.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 23, 1988 | MARK GLADSTONE, Times Staff Writer
By a razor-thin margin, Democrat Robert D. Epple has defeated Assemblyman Wayne Grisham (R-Norwalk) in Los Angeles County's 63rd Assembly District, boosting Willie Brown's prospects for remaining Speaker. When the final count of all ballots in the Nov. 8 election was finished Tuesday, Epple outdistanced Grisham by 220 votes--48,611 to 48,391--according to Marcia Ventura, a spokeswoman for the county registrar-recorder's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1988 | RICK HOLGUIN, Times Staff Writer
In a large yellow room at the county registrar-recorder's office in the City of Commerce, campaign workers for Assemblyman Wayne Grisham and Democratic challenger Robert D. Epple can be seen occasionally haggling over whether an absentee ballot is valid. Each vote is vital because, with more than 93,000 counted, Grisham holds a nine-vote lead in the race for the 63rd Assembly District seat, one that likely will go down as one of the closest Assembly contests in the state's history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1988 | BETTINA BOXALL, Times Staff Writer
While Republican incumbent Wayne Grisham of Norwalk glides toward his party's nomination in the 63rd Assembly District, two Democrats are engaged in a bruising fight as players in the power struggle over the Assembly speakership enter the fray with money and volunteers. Peter Ohanesian, the 32-year-old owner of a marketing firm, has the backing of the "Gang of Five," a group of dissident Democratic assemblymen who are trying to wrest control from Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco).
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November 6, 1988 | CARL INGRAM and LEO C. WOLINSKY, Times Staff Writers
With stringent new campaign fund-raising limits on the horizon, moneyed special interests have teamed up with top Republicans and Democrats in a last binge of unfettered campaign giving concentrated on a handful of critically important legislative races. In contests for three pivotal Assembly seats alone, opposing candidates have raised about $5 million, more than $1 million of which was contributed in the past two weeks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1988 | JERRY GILLAM, Times Staff Writer
His name isn't on the election ballot, but the political life expectancy of embattled Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco) may depend on the outcome of a tight Los Angeles County legislative race where total campaign spending probably will top $1 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 16, 1988 | RICK HOLGUIN, Times Staff Writer
In a large yellow room at the county registrar-recorder's office in the City of Commerce, campaign workers for Assemblyman Wayne Grisham and Democratic challenger Robert D. Epple can be seen occasionally haggling over whether an absentee ballot is valid. Each vote is vital because, with more than 93,000 counted, Grisham holds a nine-vote lead in the race for the 63rd Assembly District seat, one that likely will go down as one of the closest Assembly contests in the state's history.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 15, 1988
Assemblyman Wayne Grisham, who was trailing Democrat Robert D. Epple by 87 votes the day after the Nov. 8 election, was leading his opponent by nine votes Monday as county officials continued to tally absentee and other uncounted ballots. As of noon Monday, the Norwalk Republican had 46,929 votes to Epple's 46,920, said county registrar-recorder spokeswoman Marcia Ventura. The next update on the canvass is scheduled Thursday, Ventura said.
NEWS
November 6, 1988 | CARL INGRAM and LEO C. WOLINSKY, Times Staff Writers
With stringent new campaign fund-raising limits on the horizon, moneyed special interests have teamed up with top Republicans and Democrats in a last binge of unfettered campaign giving concentrated on a handful of critically important legislative races. In contests for three pivotal Assembly seats alone, opposing candidates have raised about $5 million, more than $1 million of which was contributed in the past two weeks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1988 | JERRY GILLAM, Times Staff Writer
His name isn't on the election ballot, but the political life expectancy of embattled Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco) may depend on the outcome of a tight Los Angeles County legislative race where total campaign spending probably will top $1 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1988
An 18-year-old misdemeanor guilty plea by Democratic challenger Robert D. Epple has surfaced as a campaign issue in his battle to unseat Assemblyman Wayne Grisham (R-Norwalk) in the closely contested 63rd Assembly District race. The Southern California seat is one that Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco) wants the Democrat to win to help him to retain his powerful leadership post. The Grisham campaign disclosed information on the charges Tuesday morning.
NEWS
June 8, 1988 | LEO C. WOLINSKY, Times Staff Writer
In an election that could help decide the fate of his embattled Assembly speakership, Willie Brown's forces won Tuesday night against a dissident faction of fellow Democrats in one key Assembly primary race but were locked in a tight contest in another.
NEWS
June 8, 1988 | LEO C. WOLINSKY, Times Staff Writer
In an election that could help decide the fate of his embattled Assembly speakership, Willie Brown's forces won Tuesday night against a dissident faction of fellow Democrats in one key Assembly primary race but were locked in a tight contest in another.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1988 | BETTINA BOXALL, Times Staff Writer
While Republican incumbent Wayne Grisham of Norwalk glides toward his party's nomination in the 63rd Assembly District, two Democrats are engaged in a bruising fight as players in the power struggle over the Assembly speakership enter the fray with money and volunteers. Peter Ohanesian, the 32-year-old owner of a marketing firm, has the backing of the "Gang of Five," a group of dissident Democratic assemblymen who are trying to wrest control from Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (D-San Francisco).
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