New Laws In California and Our First Rostra Prediction Game of 2013

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal

It’s a time-honored New Year’s tradition to review all the new laws taking effect starting on January 1. So I thought I’d get a look at new laws affected Rostrafarians in California. I nearly choked on my breakfast when I looked at the number. There are 837 new laws taking effect as of today. Seriously? Our state was so far …

Study: Majority of Votes Cast in SD Mayoral Election Will be Absentee Voters

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez

For The First Time, Absentee Voters Will Dominate San Diego City Mayoral Election SAN DIEGO – In the past three San Diego mayoral elections, the majority of votes in the general election were cast on Election Day. However, a new analysis by the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR) projects a historic change this year, as mailed ballots …

Reviewing Precinct Returns from the San Diego Mayoral Election

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez

  The race to become mayor of the City of San Diego has narrowed down to two finalists. In this policy brief the National University System Institute for Policy Research (NUSIPR) analyzed newly released electoral data from the San Diego County Registrar of Voters’ office using GIS software. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY • The June mayoral primary was a partisan election. Interstate …