Jim Gilchrist, co-founder of the border security group called the Minuteman Project, was a guest on "The John & Ken Show" on KFI-AM (640). Gilchrist and republican candidate state Sen. John Campbell (R-Irvine) have traded barbs on immigration during this abbreviated campaign to fill Rep. Christopher Cox 's (R-Newport Beach) vacated seat. Cox resigned in July to become chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The other candidates in this special election are Democrat Steve Young, 51, a Newport Beach attorney; Libertarian Bruce Cohen, 44, a real estate broker from Irvine; and Santa Ana high school teacher Bea Tiritilli, 42, the Green Party nominee.
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