Ex-US Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Santa Ana/Anaheim), who relinquished her congressional seat after a twenty-year career to run unsuccessfully for US Senate in 2016, has failed in comeback attempts. She first was rejected in her bid to win a seat on the Orange County Democratic Central Committee, and now she has fallen in a special election for Orange County Supervisor.
In California’s typical post-election counting process that literally consumes weeks, it appears Ms. Sanchez has again been defeated for a voting process that began March 12th. Trailing 42-37% in a raw vote margin that now exceeds the number of outstanding ballots, Irvine Mayor Don Wagner (R) has clinched the special election victory. It appears that Ms. Sanchez has now reached the end of her political road.
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