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Downtown News: Voters find "change is overrated"

I have a feeling the top consensus ouch moment in this Jon Regardie piece on Tuesday's election comes via the following (must be careful about this rhetoric) snapping political rubber band to the forearm of Rudy Martinez:
Huizar pulled 64.22% of the vote, just shy of the 65.68% he notched in a 2007 win over a no-chance candidate named Alvin Parra.
There it is, CD 14. Rudy Martinez. Alvin Parra. Same breath.

Martinez also was not the only candidate bringing in small business money, as Regardie notes a fact many others, um, glazed over: that Huizar pocketed
"$500 apiece from donut shop owners in Simi Valley and Moorpark."

Regardie also notes that in the Parks/Hogan-Rowles race, "labor either a) spent nearly $1 million for nothing, or b) under-spent, and perhaps another couple hundred grand could have bought them victory. Either way, the unions emerged as perhaps the biggest loser of the election."