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Upset Victories

MANUEL PEREZ, CA

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Perez clipDemocrat Manuel Perez accomplished a feat that no Democat has been able to do since 1992.
[Inside Riverside, 1/2/09]
DAS WILLIAMS, CA

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Das ClipDas Williams beat back a slew of negative campaign ads in the final days of the campaign to trounce Susan Jordan in the 35th Assembly District Democrat primary.
[Daily Sound, 6/9/10]
RICHARD PAN, CA

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Pan ClipPan defeated Republican Andy Pugno, whose role as attorney for Proposition 8, the ban on gay marriage, made him a lightening rod for controversy.
[L.A. Times, 11/02/10]
ANGELIQUE ASHBY, CA

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Ashby clipSince 1992, no incumbent Sacramento City Councilmember has lost a re-election bid; on Tuesday night that all changed. It’s been 18 years since such an upset has occurred.
[East Sacramento News, 6/9/10]