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Supervisor Vasquez won't seek re-election
POLITICS: The star Republican's popularity
suffered with O.C.'s bankruptcy filing.
June 15, 1995
Byline: JEAN O. PASCO
The Orange County Register
Orange County Supervisor Gaddi Vasquez, once touted as a Republican star with
abundant potential, announced Wednesday that he won't run for re-election. Vasquez's
buoyant political career collapsed with the county's loss of $1.7 billion, sparking a
whirlwind of voter outrage that threatened to sweep him and other supervisors from
office.Asked what he planned to do upon leaving office, Vasquez, 40, said, "Only the
good Lord knows." He plans to leave politics when his term expires.
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