Today, the L.A. Daily News highlights a new radio ad push by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan to help Latino voters better connect with the Republican Party.
Riordan, who served as Mayor of Los Angeles from 1993-2001, earned as much as 60% of the Latino vote throughout his tenure as mayor of the nation’s second largest city.
Despite an unsuccessful gubernatorial run in 2002, Riordan continues to remain a pillar within the Republican Party — and he understands the need to include in this all-important demographic into our party.
As do I. Continue reading
Posted in 2012, May, Politics
Tagged california, diversity, gop, latinos, politics, primary election 2012, republican, richard riordan, ryan trabuco, voter registration
UPDATED: June 23rd, 2011
Before I begin this post, I must first preface the fact the only reason any congressional, legislative, and/or other governmental districts are gerrymandered for one of two reasons: 1) to protect incumbents, and 2) to disenfranchise voters and communities.
Much has been said within the City of San Diego lately about redistricting. After all, the 2010 Census results have been released which means that every governmental body which elects by districts must be redrawn to account for population growth and shifts. Often times, it determines who even is able to best represent various communities of interest.
Posted in 2011, May
Tagged asians, california, clairemont town council, diversity, latinos, lgbt, politics, ryan trabuco, san diego, san diego county
Here is a letter I have quickly drafted in response to Assemblyman Donnelly’s AB26:
Assemblyman Donnelly, as a fellow California Republican, I respectfully disagree with your proposed AB 26. Following SB 1070 in Arizona, the controversy and racial divisiveness it has caused Republicans in Arizona with the Latino communities hasn’t been good, and continuing down that path will not help us electorally in the future. Continue reading
President Abraham Lincoln
Viability. Dedication. Trust. Three of the biggest challenges my party faces in every election going forward with one very important group — Latino voters.
New U.S. Census figures for 2010 show that not only are Latinos the fastest-growing ethinic minority in the country, but they’re on the rise to become a minority-majority in various states. There are more Latinos in California than anywhere else the country, and with that power, comes the power to vote. And with that vote, comes great responsibility. Continue reading
Posted in 2011, March, Politics
Tagged california, gop, latinos, national, politics, republican, san diego, san diego county, somos republicans