I am not sure why exactly SAUSD Trustee candidate Cecilia Iglesias returned to the Republican Party, but she did and tonight she was rewarded by the OC GOP Endorsement Committee with an endorsement. The value of that endorsement aside, what she had to go through to get that endorsement is worth reviewing.
The Republican Party of Orange County’s Endorsement Committee met tonight to consider a number of endorsements of local candidates running this November in the General Election. Several Santa Ana candidates came up for endorsement – setting off quite a conversation at times. One additional candidate, SAUSD School Board candidate Cecilia Iglesias, will be discussed by the Endorsement Committee tomorrow night.
Karina Onofre, a Republican running for the Santa Ana City Council in Ward 5, was endorsed with no debate. She is running against lifelong Democrat Roman Reyna, an SAUSD Trustee. Continue reading