AD65

New Majority Event for Janet Nguyen and Young Kim – Tomorrow, September 9

There are less than nine weeks to go before the November election, and Anaheim is part of the battleground in two of the hottest legislative contests in the state: the 34th Senate District and the 65th Assembly District. In both cases, Republicans have fielded hard-working, hard-charging nominees — Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Young Kim, respectively – who are up against ...

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AD65: OC Register Endorses Young Kim

The Orange County Register editorial board today published an endorsement of Young Kim, who is running against incumbent Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva in Assembly District 65, which includes a significant portion of Anaheim: As a former director of Community Relations and Asian Affairs for Rep. Ed Royce, Ms. Kim knows the district well. In her bid to serve the residents, she ...

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AD65 Watch: Quirk-Silva Escapes The SCA 5 Wedge

Earlier this week, Assembly Speaker John Perez pulled Senate Constitutional Amendment 5 from the Assembly at the request of its author, Sen. Ed Hernandez. SCA 5 would basically overturn Prop. 209’s ban on discrimination in public education; per the bill’s text: The California Constitution prohibits the state from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on ...

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AD65 Watch: Young Kim Raises $427,000 In Six Months

This just came over the transom from the Young Kim for Assembly campaign: Young Kim Bursts “Out of the Gate” – $427,000 Raised in Less Than Six Months (Fullerton, CA) Republican Young Kim announced that her campaign will show $382,000 raised on the year end campaign finance report. With the addition of the $45,000 raised at her fundraiser in Buena ...

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AD65 Watch: Young Kim Fundraiser on February 13

Assembly District 65 includes the portion of western Anaheim that’s basically west of Euclid and north of Katella. It’s represented by Democrat Sharon Quirk-Silva, the former Fullerton councilmember who upset incumbent Republican Assemblyman Chris Norby in 2012. Among other votes she cast in her first year, Quirk-Silva voted to abolish the state’s Enterprise Zone program, including Anaheim’s. In her first ...

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AD65 Watch: Young Kim for Assembly Event on December 9

Young Kim, the energetic Republican candidate for the 65th Assembly District, is holding a campaign fundraiser at The Pacific Club on Monday, December 9 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Click here to download the flyer. Registration in AD65 dead even: 36.2% Democrat, 35.8% Republican, 23.7% No Party Preference.

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AD65 Watch: Quirk-Silva Already Trailing Young Kim?

I recently learned from sources-who-know that a recent poll by Assembly Democrats shows freshman Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva trailing her presumptive Republican opponent, Young Kim. I didn’t learn what size gap the poll showed between the two candidates, but was informed the caucus leadership wasn’t feeling very encouraged. That’s not to say there won’t be a ton of money poured into ...

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AD65 Watch: Quirk-Silva Targeted for Recall by 2nd Amendment Advocates

Motivated by the raft of anti-gun legislation passed by the legislature and singed by Gov. Jerry Brown, Second Amendment groups are launching recalls against several Democratic state legislators – including freshman Assemblyman Sharon Quirk-Silva. Here’s the e-mail she sent out today to her supporters: Yesterday afternoon, I found out that I — along with four of my colleagues — will ...

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AD65 Watch: Young Kim Joins Push Against Transgender Bathrooms Bill

Republican Assembly candidate Young Kim — who is looking to take the 65th Assembly District seat away from first-term Democratic Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva — has joined the effort to undo AB 1266, which Dear Friends, As a longtime member of the Cerritos Presbyterian Church, I am proud to announce that our church has joined the effort to overturn Assembly Bill 1266, ...

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