Paul V. Horcher during his years as a member of the California Assembly. (Photo: Assembly)
That year, 1994, Assembly Republicans gained their first majority in a quarter century only to have one of their own — Paul Horcher — break away and vote to keep Willie Brown, a Democrat, in power. It was one of the most amazing moments in the history of the Assembly.
GOP Chair Jim Brulte at the recent state Republican convention in Burlingame. (Photo: Dorothy Mills-Gregg
Jim Brulte, head of the state GOP for the past three years, will be permitted to run for the party’s top job for two additional terms, following the party’s decision to extend his term limits.