Posts Tagged ‘Sherry Hodges’
“There may be a time…”
That’s the answer Sherry Hodges provided on KOCT last week during a roundtable discussion between the run-off candidates in the 76th Assembly District.
Video Link: Journalist Roundtable 76th District Candidates
The question and Hodges’s response begins at the 43:00 mark in the video link above.
Hodges’s opponent, Rocky Chavez, plainly says “no new taxes” when asked the same question. Hodges is endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
The informal, non-scientific poll results from Albondigas North County shows a close campaign in the 76th State Assembly District, but Republican Rocky Chavez is leading fellow Republican Sherry Hodges in San Diego County’s only R vs. R run-off for a state legislative seat.
The former Oceanside City Councilman and Acting Secretary for the California Department of Veteran Affairs is leading Hodges 50% – 45%, with another 5% choosing “other.”
We’ve uploaded the full poll results, here: Albondigas North County June 2012
Bi-polor disorder on the part of committee members? Did members overlook the background of an Assembly candidate?
(If you enjoy reading, this will be a nice lengthy post filled with information that will — quite literally — blow your mind.)
The DeMaio Endorsement
With the political campaign season in high gear and the Republican Party of San Diego County endorsing candidates for public office, many political observers were shocked when San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio recently received a nod of support during the first round of voting by the party’s faithful. DeMaio was endorsed by over two-thirds of the Central Committee to become the next mayor of the City of San Diego. DeMaio received the endorsement over fellow Republicans District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher.
Greetings, Redistricting fans! Overnight the Calif. Citizens Redistricting Commission published draft new State Assembly maps, and in North County they still create a Coastal district (Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas), and an Inland seat (Escondido, Fallbrook, Ramona). If adopted, this map means a potential Rocky Chavez (of Oceanside) vs. Sherry Hodges (of Encinitas) GOP race along the Coastline. It is also very good news for Escondido City Councilwoman Marie Waldron as the clear Republican leader now on the Inland side. Her district would absorb much rural territory now held by termed-out Riverside State Assemblyman Kevin Jeffries of AD 66.
Following Barry Jantz’ post of a couple of weeks ago saying that Sherry Hodges confirmed she would be running for State Assembly, today Hodges announced just that…
SD Rostra will do its best to keep you abreast of such happenings, including sometimes having the news even before it takes place.
As hi-lited in Monday’s FlashReport, with some updated information here…
Hodges First to Announce in Garrick’s Term-Limited 74th Assembly District — Are there Other Possible Contenders?
by Barry Jantz
The geographic boundaries of a redrawn 74th Assembly District are yet to be determined, but a buzz is quietly building among political watchers regarding the likely field of Republican candidates next year, as Assemblyman Martin Garrick leaves the seat due to term limits. The buzz may quickly become full blown, as longtime conservative GOP activist Sherry Hodges will soon make her candidacy official.