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Mansoor First to Go Negative

Posted by Marion Morrison on May 11, 2014

After receiving several pieces of positive mail at my household from Michelle Steel, Allan Mansoor decided to go negative and mail out his first voter contact – an envelope sealed letter to Absentee Voters.  Using his underdog status, Mansoor attempts to attack Steel on the fact that she is an experienced fundraiser. Mansoor also highlights Steel’s ballot designation controversy in her first election to the Board of Equalization and some inside baseball regarding a cozy relationship with a “consultant.”  It will be interesting to see if Assemblyman Mansoor invests any further financial resources in the next several weeks or if he is feels confident enough that he makes it to the November run-off.


3 Responses to “Mansoor First to Go Negative”

  1. David Zenger said

    Doesn’t live in district.

  2. […] After nine pieces of fluff, Michelle Steel finally goes on the attack.  Steel hits Allan Mansoor for his “fee” creation and increase record during his time on the Costa Mesa City Council.  Using her official endorsement of the California Republican Assembly, Steel highlights that Mansoor failed to receive the support of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer’s Association in his bid for Orange County Supervisor.  We’ll see if Mansoor cares to respond in the next couple days.  So far this household has yet to receive one piece of mail from him, aside from the letter I posted last week: https://ocpolitical.com/2014/05/11/mansoor-first-to-go-negative/ […]

  3. […] has not run a very impressive campaign. According to our blogger, Marion Morrison, Mansoor went negative in his very first piece of mail in this race. It is a basic rule in campaigning that you have to go positive at least twice before you can […]

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