Plescia for Supervisor, Please.

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With term limits and aging careers set to impact the current Board of Supervisors over the next four to six years, the partisan makeup of the Board will almost certainly change. Based on voter registration statistics and other demographic treads, the Board is set to change to a long term 3-2 Democrat majority. But that’s only if we don’t take …

Marty Block’s 3 Strikes

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A few months ago former Assemblyman George Plescia’s shot at beating current Assemblyman Marty Block was shaky. The 39th State Senate district, where Plescia and Block are facing off, has a seven point Democratic registration advantage and a likely November Dem turnout advantage of four points. That isn’t huge, but without a funding infusion the steady advantage goes to Block. …

DeMaio and Filner are Close

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Jen Jacobs, of Sunshine Strategy (great name, but no relation) dropped some serious news on the Mayor race today. I don’t think I am the first one with the news, but seeing as posting credible polls is sorta my thing, I need to share. Below is the release and the polling memo. Mayoral Independent Expenditure Campaign Announces Recent Poll Results …

The Danon Dilemma

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So Tom Shepard, whose track record includes some legal troubles, electing the mayor who underfunded the pension system, electing the council president who doubled down on the pension underfunding, losing Bilbray for Congress in 2000, winning Sanders, turning easy Horn/Roberts victories into prolonged costly races, losing Prop D, and losing Fletcher has taken the lead on Filner for Mayor. Behind …

Lorena…err, umm…Tierra Gonzalez Maxes Out to Fletcher

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Tierra Gonzalez, daughter of Lorena Gonzalez, made a large contribution to self-proclaimed conservative Republican Nathan Fletcher. The U-T San Diego describes Tierra as a “10th grader at Mission Bay High School, was among 250 students who walked out of the school to protest proposed teacher cuts in the San Diego Unifed School District on Friday, March 16, 2012. Tierra is …

Nathan Fletcher Surges into First Place! Credible* Results

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Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher continued his well documented* and very real* surge in popularity this week when he opened a massive lead in the latest poll. According to local sources at the Patch.com, Fletcher now leads with 66% of the vote, enough to capture an outright victory in the June primary. Councilman Carl DeMaio saw a drop to 14%, District Attorney …