In November, Democrats swept all seven congressional seats representing Orange County residents, flipping four of them after long-time Republican control.
Democrats also picked up a state Senate seat, although incumbent Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) has requested a recount, a state Assembly seat and a spot on the locally powerful OC Board of Supervisors. Even Democratic Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom won in OC over Republican candidate John Cox — albeit by a slim 3,000 votes.
Thought you knew conservative Orange County? Think again.
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