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Politics Roundup for Monday, November 24, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

San Diego Republican’s November Meeting: Post-Election Highlights

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

Politics Roundup for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

Catchin’ up after the long holiday weekend? The last three post-election Roundups, with all the Peters-DeMaio links…

Rostra: Politics Roundup for Veteran’s Day

Rostra: Monday Politics Roundup

Rostra: Weekend Roundup: The House of Cards Issue

Todd Bosnich arrested…

NBC 7: DeMaio Accuser Arrested, Suspected of Pushing Mom

SDUT: Former DeMaio aide Bosnich arrested

KPBS: Ex-DeMaio Aide Who Claimed Sexual Harassment Arrested

Scott Lewis tries to get to the bottom of the CA 52 muck…

Voice: What We Know About Scott Peters’ Role in the DeMaio Scandal

San Diego County and some State Miscellaneous…

Politics Roundup for Monday, November 10, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

Did you see the Weekend Roundup? It’s a must read!…

Rostra: The House of Cards Issue

Peters wins, while many questions remain…

This morning’s statement from Carl DeMaio:

With the vote tally coming up short for my Congressional campaign, I want to tell you how much I appreciate your support.

Our campaign made national headlines for the reform agenda we have achieved in San Diego and the bold reforms we proposed for Congress. Thousands of supporters across the country and here in San Diego were excited by our calls that the Republican Party become more inclusive while adopting a positive approach to advancing bold ideas.

The Peters-DeMaio Battleground Precincts

Friday, November 7, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

From Vince Vasquez, Senior Policy Analyst at National University System Institute for Policy Research (and Rostra contributor)…

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“I’ve looked at CA52 “battleground precincts” — areas where the majority of voters supported Peters for Congress and DeMaio for Mayor in 2012. You had cross-over voters, Independent voters, a significant number of people who could be swayed when having to choose one candidate in 2014. Putting the maps side by side, you can clearly see Peters won 90%+ of the battleground precincts. You could almost completely overlap them and get a perfect fit. Real precision voter targeting by the Peters campaign, et al.”

The Wrath of Khan

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

From Vince Vasquez, Senior Policy Analyst at National University System Institute for Policy Research (and Rostra contributor)…

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Just cranked out a map of ballots counted thus far by the Registrar for CA52, by precinct. Scott Peters cut decisively into Carl DeMaio territory, won battleground precincts. Peters won battleground precincts in South University City, Clairemont, North City, most of Mira Mesa, even won east of the 15. As I saw the results, the first thing that popped into my head was Wrath of Khan, the dialogue between Kirk and Spock after the Enterprise got hit by Khan’s ship:

HUGE Politics Roundup for Election Day, November 4, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” –Samuel Adams

Last Night’s Ballot Return Update from The San Diego Group…

GOP continues to perform well above registration

LAST CHANCE to make your selections!…

The Rostra/FlashReport San Diego General Election Contest!

Where to see the results…

Chris Cate: A better situation

Thursday, October 30, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

IBD: Reagan’s Speech Defined Conservatism For 50 Years

Friday, October 24, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

From Investor’s Business Daily…

When Ronald Reagan delivered his televised “Time for Choosing” speech on Oct. 27, 1964, he spoke on behalf of Barry Goldwater’s doomed presidential candidacy. Little did anyone realize that the speech, which you can read or view on our website, would become a defining moment for the American conservative movement.

Read More At Investor’s Business Daily

Chula Vista: Our first Rostra cartoon?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

We don’t have a resident cartoonist at SD Rostra. We don’t have a syndicated one. Heck, we don’t even know what a syndicate is.

But, when a reader sends a cartoon for our exclusive use, well, yeahhhh.  The reader/cartoonist wants to remain anonymous, but it’s safe to say the person has an interest in Chula Vista politics.

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San Diego County Ballot Returns – 10/21/2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
posted by Thor's Assistant

As of October 21, 2014 at 5:00pm, 843,115 ballots have been mailed to registered voters throughout the county, and 114,176 have been returned to the Registrar of Voters.

This equates to an overall return rate of 13.54% among all ballots mailed.

Comparatively, in 2010, with 14 days until the Election, 97,265 votes had been cast.

Breaking down the ballots by party, total returns are comprised of 42.34% Republicans (9.56% above registration), 35.02% Democrats (0.32% above registration), and 22.63% independent (9.88% below registration).


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