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By Jill Cowan | March 4, 2014
Michelle Steel raised her right hand Monday afternoon and over Top 40 radio music vowed to uphold the laws of the United States. She also pledged that the information in the stack of documents she had just pushed over the counter of the Orange County registrar of voters office was all true. She was excited, she said, and a little nervous: In filing her final round of paperwork ahead of a March 7 deadline, her campaign had officially begun. Steel is running to replace John Moorlach on the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
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February 7, 2014
The Newport Mesa Tea Party will host two candidates running for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and offer a chance for the public to ask them questions Thursday. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and Michelle Steel, Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization, are both running for the District 2 supervisor seat held by John Moorlach, who is being termed out. District 2 covers Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and parts of Fountain Valley Mansoor and Steel will speak and answer questions between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Halecrest Park Swim & Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane in Costa Mesa, according to an announcement from the group.
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May 24, 2013
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has endorsed Michelle Steel for Orange County supervisor, according to an announcement from Steel's campaign this week. Steel, who lives in Surfside and serves as vice chairwoman on the state Board of Equalization, is running for the District 2 seat of the five-member board. If elected in the June 2014 primary, she would replace Supervisor John Moorlach, who is prevented from running again. "I have known Michelle all my life," Rohrabacher, an Eastside Costa Mesa resident, said in a prepared statement.
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March 5, 2014
The California Republican Assembly has endorsed Michelle Steel for Orange County supervisor. Steel, a Surfside resident and vice chairwoman of the California Board of Equalization, hopes to replace John Moorlach on the Board of Supervisors. He is termed out and running for the 45th Congressional District seat. "Michelle is a great conservative leader, she has a proven record standing up for taxpayers, and we need more leaders like her in local government. That's why she earned our support," the California Republican Assembly's president, John Briscoe, said in a news release.
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January 31, 2014
Michelle Steel has raised more than $630,000 in her campaign for election to the Orange County Board of Supervisors, an amount expected to be well ahead of what her opponents have received, her campaign announced in a news release. Steel, the vice chairwoman of the California Board of Equalization, seeks the District 2 seat on the five-member board. Congressional candidate John Moorlach, who holds the seat, will be termed out in January. Although Steel's announcement came ahead of the Friday deadline for reports to be filed, Steel is expected to have an "overwhelming lead" over her opponents, according to the news release.
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By Jamie Rowe | February 28, 2014
Orange County Board of Supervisors hopeful Michelle Steel announced Friday that she has received endorsements from three current members. Board Chairman Shawn Nelson, District 1 Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Vice Chairwoman Pat Bates - a majority of the five-member board - support Steel, a Surfside resident, in her bid for the District 2 seat, according to a news release. "It's important to have a leader like Michelle on the board to help us keep government spending down and protect the taxpayers of Orange County," Nelson, who represents District 4, said in the release.
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By Hannah Fry | March 31, 2014
The following is a roundup of news regarding the races for seats on the Orange County Board of Education and the Board of Supervisors, as well as for the 74th Assembly District. * Orange County Board of Education The Republican Party of Orange County and the California Republican Assembly have endorsed businessman Tom Pollitt in his run for the District 2 seat on the Orange County Board of Education, according to a news release. Pollitt is running against incumbent David Boyd.
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By Jill Cowan | March 31, 2014
In a win for her opponent, Orange County Board of Supervisors candidate Michelle Steel will have to change her official occupation from "taxpayer advocate/businesswoman" to "Board of Equalization member" on the ballot, a judge has ruled. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), who is running against Steel for the Board of Supervisors' 2nd District seat, had alleged in a lawsuit that the Surfside resident's chosen ballot designation was misleading. Steel's role on the state Board of Equalization, which is tasked with considering tax appeals, is "quasi-judicial," the suit alleged, and that is her main job. According to a court order dated March 25, Orange County Superior Court Judge Franz E. Miller agreed.
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By Jill Cowan | March 19, 2014
What do the words "taxpayer advocate" mean to Orange County voters? What about "businesswoman?" That's what's at issue in a lawsuit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) filed earlier this month alleging that one of his opponents in a June race for the Orange County Board of Supervisors has misrepresented herself on the ballot. Michelle Steel, a member of the state Board of Equalization, spends most of her days neither advocating on taxpayers' behalf nor running a business, a petition filed in Orange County Superior Court asserts.
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By Jill Cowan | April 29, 2014
Candidates for the Orange County Board of Supervisors' 2nd District seat sparred over pensions, problem-solving and their community ties Monday night in a debate that took on something of a wonkish tone. The four are vying to replace Supervisor John Moorlach, who will be termed out next year. About 160 community members gathered at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center for the seventh Feet to the Fire forum, where candidates for local or regional office meet with a panel of journalists in an informal TV talk show-style discussion.
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By Jill Cowan | April 29, 2014
Candidates for the Orange County Board of Supervisors' 2nd District seat sparred over pensions, problem-solving and their community ties Monday night in a debate that took on something of a wonkish tone. The four are vying to replace Supervisor John Moorlach, who will be termed out next year. About 160 community members gathered at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center for the seventh Feet to the Fire forum, where candidates for local or regional office meet with a panel of journalists in an informal TV talk show-style discussion.
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By Jill Cowan | March 31, 2014
In a win for her opponent, Orange County Board of Supervisors candidate Michelle Steel will have to change her official occupation from "taxpayer advocate/businesswoman" to "Board of Equalization member" on the ballot, a judge has ruled. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), who is running against Steel for the Board of Supervisors' 2nd District seat, had alleged in a lawsuit that the Surfside resident's chosen ballot designation was misleading. Steel's role on the state Board of Equalization, which is tasked with considering tax appeals, is "quasi-judicial," the suit alleged, and that is her main job. According to a court order dated March 25, Orange County Superior Court Judge Franz E. Miller agreed.
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By Hannah Fry | March 31, 2014
The following is a roundup of news regarding the races for seats on the Orange County Board of Education and the Board of Supervisors, as well as for the 74th Assembly District. * Orange County Board of Education The Republican Party of Orange County and the California Republican Assembly have endorsed businessman Tom Pollitt in his run for the District 2 seat on the Orange County Board of Education, according to a news release. Pollitt is running against incumbent David Boyd.
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By Jill Cowan | March 19, 2014
What do the words "taxpayer advocate" mean to Orange County voters? What about "businesswoman?" That's what's at issue in a lawsuit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) filed earlier this month alleging that one of his opponents in a June race for the Orange County Board of Supervisors has misrepresented herself on the ballot. Michelle Steel, a member of the state Board of Equalization, spends most of her days neither advocating on taxpayers' behalf nor running a business, a petition filed in Orange County Superior Court asserts.
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March 5, 2014
The California Republican Assembly has endorsed Michelle Steel for Orange County supervisor. Steel, a Surfside resident and vice chairwoman of the California Board of Equalization, hopes to replace John Moorlach on the Board of Supervisors. He is termed out and running for the 45th Congressional District seat. "Michelle is a great conservative leader, she has a proven record standing up for taxpayers, and we need more leaders like her in local government. That's why she earned our support," the California Republican Assembly's president, John Briscoe, said in a news release.
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By Jill Cowan | March 4, 2014
Michelle Steel raised her right hand Monday afternoon and over Top 40 radio music vowed to uphold the laws of the United States. She also pledged that the information in the stack of documents she had just pushed over the counter of the Orange County registrar of voters office was all true. She was excited, she said, and a little nervous: In filing her final round of paperwork ahead of a March 7 deadline, her campaign had officially begun. Steel is running to replace John Moorlach on the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
NEWS
By Jamie Rowe | February 28, 2014
Orange County Board of Supervisors hopeful Michelle Steel announced Friday that she has received endorsements from three current members. Board Chairman Shawn Nelson, District 1 Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Vice Chairwoman Pat Bates - a majority of the five-member board - support Steel, a Surfside resident, in her bid for the District 2 seat, according to a news release. "It's important to have a leader like Michelle on the board to help us keep government spending down and protect the taxpayers of Orange County," Nelson, who represents District 4, said in the release.
NEWS
February 7, 2014
The Newport Mesa Tea Party will host two candidates running for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors and offer a chance for the public to ask them questions Thursday. Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and Michelle Steel, Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization, are both running for the District 2 supervisor seat held by John Moorlach, who is being termed out. District 2 covers Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and parts of Fountain Valley Mansoor and Steel will speak and answer questions between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Halecrest Park Swim & Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane in Costa Mesa, according to an announcement from the group.
NEWS
January 31, 2014
Michelle Steel has raised more than $630,000 in her campaign for election to the Orange County Board of Supervisors, an amount expected to be well ahead of what her opponents have received, her campaign announced in a news release. Steel, the vice chairwoman of the California Board of Equalization, seeks the District 2 seat on the five-member board. Congressional candidate John Moorlach, who holds the seat, will be termed out in January. Although Steel's announcement came ahead of the Friday deadline for reports to be filed, Steel is expected to have an "overwhelming lead" over her opponents, according to the news release.
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May 24, 2013
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) has endorsed Michelle Steel for Orange County supervisor, according to an announcement from Steel's campaign this week. Steel, who lives in Surfside and serves as vice chairwoman on the state Board of Equalization, is running for the District 2 seat of the five-member board. If elected in the June 2014 primary, she would replace Supervisor John Moorlach, who is prevented from running again. "I have known Michelle all my life," Rohrabacher, an Eastside Costa Mesa resident, said in a prepared statement.
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