GBA Clients Score Major Victories Around the State

June 4, 2014
Contact: Andre Levesque
Phone: (916) 626-6804

ROCKLIN, CA — Clients of the political consulting firm Gilliard Blanning & Associates scored major victories around the state yesterday, a few of which are highlighted below:

Sacramento County – Anne Marie Schubert beat back two opponents in the race for District Attorney, including one endorsed by Governor Jerry Brown and A.G. Kamala Harris, to win outright and avoid a November run-off.

Orange County – BOE member Michelle Steel received 46.6% of the vote, beating Assemblyman Allan Mansoor by 23 percent, making her the overwhelming favorite in November.

Congressional District 10 – Congressman Jeff Denham beat the combined total of his two Democrat opponents by almost 15 points. He is set up for a fall match with beekeeper Mike Eggman.

Congressional District 45 – Mimi Walters defeated her Republican opponent by over 20 points and goes into November as the prohibitive favorite against Democrat Drew Leavens.

Senate District 28 – Jeff Stone was the top vote-getter in this heavily contested district, in spite of being outspent. He will be a strong favorite against either Phillip Drucker (D) or Glenn Miller (R) in November.

Senate District 34 – Janet Nguyen had a stunning victory, beating Jose Solorio by 17.5 points. All told, the two Republican candidates received 66% of the vote in this top targeted district.

Assembly District 3 – James Gallagher led all candidates with 43.7 percent of the vote and will face democrat Jim Reed in November.

Assembly District 65 – In a preview of a key November race, Young Kim beat incumbent Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva by nearly 10 points.

Assembly District 74 – Keith Curry was the top vote-getter in this Republican district, and will face off with second place finisher Matt Harper in November.

Other GBA clients who came in first on June 3rd include: Congressman Doug LaMalfa, Congressman Ed Royce, Congressman Darrell Issa, Congressman Duncan Hunter; Senate District 36 winner Pat Bates, Fresno Supervisor candidate Brian Pacheco, Orange County Supervisor Shawn Nelson, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.

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