Krvaric in SDUT: I’m a Republican. Here’s what I think about partisan politics in 2018.

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This ran over the weekend in The San Diego Union-Tribune…  by Tony Krvaric, Chairman, Republican Party of San Diego County “I want to become an American.” Those words were uttered when I was just 14 years old, living in Sweden. My parents had fled communist Yugoslavia to arrive in Sweden in search of a better life. While growing up in …

El Cajon’s Kalasho faces new accusations of fraud over allegedly false real estate document filings

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From East County Magazine By Paul Kruze March 9, 2018 (El Cajon) — As though the water couldn’t get any hotter for embattled El Cajon Councilman Ben Kalasho, he is now facing accusations that he is illegally shielding his personal assets, prior to an anticipated August trial on allegations that he sexually harassed two beauty pageant participants in 2016, among …

Voice Morning Report: Politics Roundup on SD Rostra’s DeMaio stories

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From Voice of San Diego Morning Report, by Randy Dotinga… Former Councilman Carl DeMaio, who lost bids for Congress and mayor, has picked up nomination papers and paid a filing fee needed to run against embattled East County Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, the conservative blog sdrostra.com reports. El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells is already in the race. DeMaio’s previous congressional bid was …

Carl DeMaio pulls nomination papers for Congress against Duncan Hunter

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Despite whatever public or private contemplating Carl DeMaio may be doing about taking on Duncan Hunter for Congress (read an earlier SD Rostra post), today at the Registrar of Voters he took out his nomination papers and paid the $1,740 filing fee for the seat. The deadline is this Friday, March 9, to return with completed paperwork. “I appreciate all …

Kersey ends bid for State Senate

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In what was shaping up to be a hot race between former Assemblyman/current Santee City Councilman Brian Jones and San Diego City Councilman Mark Kersey for the 38th State Senate seat (now held by Joel Anderson), Kersey this morning announced via social media that he’s dropping his effort… STATEMENT—Recent family health issues have arisen that will prevent me from commuting …