Measure D wins, but almost half the voters opposed it

Santa Ana’s fraudulent Measures D and E won – but not by a huge margin. The No side made up some ground by the time the final votes were tallied, but the Yes side prevailed 53.8% to 46.2% The difference was 2,010 votes.

So what can we make of this? The Yes side poured a ton of money into this race, with several robo-calls running towards the latter stage of the campaign. The money came largely from unions and developers, even though the Measure D campaign promised to limit the influence of special interests. That might be the biggest lie made by Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido and Council Member Sal Tinajero in their respective political careers.

Councilwoman Michele Martinez had this to say about the backers of Measure D, in the O.C. Register: The measure


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