AD 76: Rocky Chavez turnabout results in departure of Jerry Kern

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 4 Comments

from Thomas K. Arnold in the Seaside Courier, following Rocky jumping back into the race for his own Assembly seat… “I doubt the party will endorse against a sitting incumbent, even though he assured me 20 times he was all in with the U.S. Senate race … I’m just disappointed that Rocky misled me, that he told he was all …

As an Assemblyman, would Harrison differ with Hunter on Export-Import Bank?

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 28 Comments

I honestly like Mike Harrison and enjoy each opportunity we have to talk, but I need to know if his values are any different than those of his boss, Congressman Duncan Hunter. Mike has been a loyal staffer and in each of our discussions has always been faithful and supportive of him. On Monday the Congressman voted “Yea” on H. Res …

Mayor Faulconer Endorses Graham for Assembly

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Press Release Graham raises $75,000 in first 19 days (San Diego, Calif.) – San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today announced his endorsement of North County businessman Phil Graham for State Assembly. “The San Diego region needs legislators in Sacramento who understand how important the innovation community is to the future of our state,” said Faulconer. “As an executive at the …

Felien weighs in for Kern’s Assembly campaign

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Guest Column by Gary Felien, former Oceanside City Council Member As you may have heard, my good friend and former Council colleague Jerry Kern is running for the 76th Assembly District. We served together for four years and built a strong record of fiscally conservative policies. We ended deficit spending and passed four balanced budgets in a row with no …

Is Jerry’s Kern’s Assembly Run Serious?

Brian Brady Brian Brady 3 Comments

Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern announced his candidacy for the 76th Assembly District last week. The UT-San Diego reported that Kern will probably earn the endorsement of the incumbent Assemblyman, Rocky Chavez. Chavez is vacating the seat to challenge California Attorney General Kamala Harris for the open US Senate seat in 2016. Kern signaled that he will work to solve the …

Kern announces for Assembly

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Guest Column by Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern I am honored to have been asked to run as a candidate in 76th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and Encinitas. As a 40-year resident of North County and third term council member in the district’s largest city, I am thoroughly familiar with all of the communities within the …