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October 11, 1992 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Challengers for the two state Senate seats at stake this year in Orange County are bumping headlong into a solid wall of conventional wisdom. It goes like this: Democrats can't unseat GOP incumbents in the Republican bastion of Orange County. Indeed, Marian Bergeson (R-Newport Beach) and John R. Lewis (R-Orange) are blessed with two of the most heavily Republican state Senate districts in California.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 1992 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Challengers for the two state Senate seats at stake this year in Orange County are bumping headlong into a solid wall of conventional wisdom. It goes like this: Democrats can't unseat GOP incumbents in the Republican bastion of Orange County. Indeed, Marian Bergeson (R-Newport Beach) and John R. Lewis (R-Orange) are blessed with two of the most heavily Republican state Senate districts in California.
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NEWS
October 25, 1992
Two of the four state Senate seats in Orange County are on the ballot Nov. 3, but the Democratic and third-party challengers will probably have a tough time unseating Republican incumbents because of a huge GOP registration advantage within the two districts. In the 33rd Senate District held by Sen. John R. Lewis (R-Orange), Republicans outnumber Democrats 57% to 31%. Sen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 4, 1992 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reaping the spoils of a bruising campaign, Assemblyman Tom Umberg on Tuesday overwhelmed Republican challenger Jo Ellen Allen to retain his title as the only Democrat holding state or federal elected office in Orange County. Umberg topped Allen by nearly a 2-to-1 margin after a campaign that cost the candidates a combined $1 million. But heavily favored Republicans scored impressive victories in the region's other races for the state Legislature.
NEWS
November 5, 1992
DISTRICT 1 Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra, Yuba 100% Precincts Reporting: votes (%) Tim Leslie*: 174,995 (55%) Thomas Romero: 115,657 (36%) Kent Warner Smith: 30,568 (10%) DISTRICT 3 Marin, San Francisco, Sonoma 100% Precincts Reporting: votes (%) Milton Marks*: 217,728 (67%) Bill Boerum: 80,100 (25%) Will C. Wohler: 15,772 (5%) Giovanni J.T.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 1992 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Known as a legislator who often blocks bills or causes that challenge the conservative right, state Sen. John R. Lewis (R-Orange) knows how to play "political defense." But Lewis now finds himself in a different defensive posture, warily eyeing his Republican opponent in the June 2 primary for the 33rd Senate District. Attorney Todd Thakar is trying to court the anti-incumbency protest votes by calling Lewis a "career politician" with a poor legislative record.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1992 | Times staff member Shane L. Harris
Friday was the deadline for candidates seeking congressional, state legislative and county offices to file nomination papers for the June 2 primary election. The deadline is extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday in cases where incumbents did not file for reelection. The extension does not apply to state legislative districts in which the incumbent did not file a required declaration of intent to seek reelection in February.
NEWS
June 4, 1992 | Compiled by: Times editorial researcher Michael Meyers
PRESIDENTIAL HOW CALIFORNIA VOTED -- Returns in the "How California Voted" columns represent vote totals from the entire state. 100% Precincts Reporting: votes (%) -- Democratic Bill Clinton: 1,305,975 (48%) Edmund G. Brown Jr.: 1,106,678 (40%) Paul Tsongas: 203,599 (7%) Eugene J. McCarthy: 58,398 (2%) Bob Kerrey: 32,484 (1%) Larry Agran: 23,842 (1%) Lyndon H. LaRouche Jr.
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