Dave Roberts concedes to Kristin Gaspar in Supe race

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“Needing more than 60 percent of whatever ballots remain in D3,” I wrote Friday night, “if Roberts doesn’t concede the race within the next few days, he is simply in denial.” County Supervisor Roberts today faced the reality of being up by about 2,200 votes in early returns on election night, then watching the lead evaporate day by day as …

Weekend Reads

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Some worthwhile reading from the last few days… Measure A lost. Here’s what SANDAG opponents want us to do now. by Barrett Tetlow in the SDUT “In the aftermath of Measure A’s defeat, SANDAG elites are asking the question “What happened?” The answer is they were completely tone-deaf. They have an opportunity to learn the right lessons from this election …

Gaspar-Roberts Update: The fork is rusting

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Update to the below prior posts, for Saturday evening (Nov. 26): Kristin Gaspar again increased her lead over incumbent Supervisor Dave Roberts, to 1,247 votes… Gaspar 113,594 50.28% Roberts 112,347 49.72% There are about 60,000 ballots left countywide. Yawn, at this point. Update to the below post, for Friday evening (Nov. 25): The Registrar’s office waded thru only about 10,000 …

Gaspar jumps far ahead, she can start measuring for drapes

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Update to the post below, for Tuesday evening (Nov 22): Gaspar’s lead jumps to 659 votes… Gaspar 107,893 50.15% Roberts 107,234 49.85% Gaspar received 51.5 percent of the 9,687 additional votes. About 106,000 ballots remain to tally across the county. Before today’s count, the Registrar estimated about 17,000 remaining provisional ballots in District 3. If that number is accurate, there …