June 16, 1995: Vasquez firm about decision to leave

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The Orange County Register

Vasquez firm about decision to leave

POLITICS: Some supporters urge him to
stay, but the supervisor says it's a done

June 16, 1995


"With all the mean-spirited and brutal things that have been said, you have a
normal human tendency to start to lose your self-esteem," Vasquez said Thursday
afternoon before ducking out of the office for a late lunch.

Vasquez, whose political path once seemed headed toward Sacramento and
beyond, said he began considering ending his supervisorial career before the
county's Dec. 6 declaration of bankruptcy. Since the financial collapse, his
popularity has plummeted as anger against the supervisors has swelled.

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