By Save Anaheim
From The OC Register:
Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait doesn’t get a lot of love from the other three Republicans on his City Council, frequently finding himself on the losing end of key votes. And one of those Republicans, Lucille Kring, is challenging his re-election bid.
But Tait got a major display of GOP support last month when the county Republican Party announced he was one of its two “Local Legislators of the Year.”
The timing was particularly conspicuous given the criticism he’s been getting from other Republicans on the council as well as from some members of the Anaheim business community. The timing is also notable because Tait is gearing up his reelection campaign.
These awards in election years are typically designed to give favored candidates a boost. The other “Local Legislator of the Year” was county Supervisor Janet Nguyen, who is facing a tight and crucial state Senate race against Democrat Jose Solorio.
“Tom has overwhelming support inside the Republican Party of Orange County,” said county GOP Chairman Scott Baugh, noting that the selections were approved by the party’s executive committee. “Tom and his family have been supporting the Orange County Republican Party for probably three decades, sharing their office space, doing precinct walks …read more
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