San Diego and Orange County GOP chairmen both ask Mayes to resign as Assembly Republican Leader

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Tony Krvaric and Fred Whitaker, the respective chairmen of the San Diego County and Orange County Republican Parties, today asked Assemblyman Chad Mayes to step down from his position as Assembly Republican Leader, following Mayes’ support last week of extending the Cap and Trade program. Here is the letter from Krvaric… California Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes State Capitol, Suite …

Fmr. Assemblyman Brian Jones Announces Wave of Senate Endorsements

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Former State Assemblymember Brian Jones has released his list of endorsements supporting his candidacy for the 38th State Senate District. The list includes every Mayor in the Senate district, current incumbent Senator Joel Anderson, and a number of other Assemblymembers and Senators. “I am honored to receive the support from so many well-regarded elected officials throughout the Senate district,” said …

Melissa Melendez: I Ain’t Working For Chad Mayes

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When will Assembly Members Brian Maienschein, Marie Waldron and Randy Voepel show some leadership?  Assembly Member Melissa Melendez resigns her position as Vice Caucus Leader, citing Chad Mayes’ complete and utter lack of principles: “Assemblyman Mayes’ actions on Cap-and-Trade demonstrate we no longer share the same leadership principles. I was elected by the people of my district to fight for …

Don’t Kid Yourself. The Media Care About Mayes’ Alleged Affair With Olsen.

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A conservative blogger “outed” the allegation that Kristen Olsen’s ex-husband accused Republican Assembly Leader Chad Mayes of having an extramarital affair with his wife. Rod Olsen accused the current Vice Chairman of the California Republican Party, the former Republican Assembly Leader (Olsen), and current Republican Leader (Mayes) of using state funds to cover up the alleged affair. One argument is …

Ouster of Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes in play

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From RNC National Committeewoman Harmeet Dhillon, last night on Facebook… All Points Bulletins — a couple of action item posts for California Republicans: 1) I am asking fellow board members of the CAGOP to join me in calling for a new leader in the Republican Assembly Caucus. I am almost at the votes I need tonight to call a special …

Rostra apologizes for article about alleged affair

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Some SD Rostra readers were apparently offended by an article posted yesterday about a possible extra-marital affair between two State Republican leaders. We’re sorry that Rostra would ever run a piece about a subject that makes people uncomfortable. We know readers would rather not talk about sex and stuff. We know, it’s the two officials’ personal business, not the public’s. …