Handicapping the Poway City Council race

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There are two spots available in the November election for Poway City Council. One seat is currently held by Jim Cunningham and the other is open due to Councilmember Merrilee Boyack’s decision to not seek reelection. Cunnigham has shown himself as a capable member of the Council. I believe he will win reelection easily. That leaves Boyack’s seat, with three …

The Greatest Story Ever Told, Almost

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This is a bit lengthy, but worth it… Let’s start with the biggest, and perhaps least exciting, races for the county (state races to follow tomorrow). In the 50th Dem Primary Francine Busby was selected as the Democrat nominee to lose to Brian Bilbray once more. I don’t think Busby was celebrating her victory, I searched for police reports and …

Vaus Endorsed by Republican Party in Poway City Council race

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Steve Vaus, the leader behind a full-fledged effort to recall Betty Rexford from the Poway City Council, last night overwhelmingly  earned the support of the Republican Party of San Diego County in his own campaign for the seat. “Even in a non-partisan race it’s a great honor to be endorsed by the Republican Party,” said Vaus.  “My allegiance is foremost …

Poway Recall election and the endorsement from Bob Emery

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I’ve respected Bob Emery (Retired Poway City Councilmember) for years, but that has now changed. First, take a look at a past blog of mine regarding the candidates… http://sdrostra.com/?p=4387 In this week’s “Poway Chieftain”, in his column/editorial “My Town” (http://pomeradonews.com/article/Editorial/Editorial/My_Town_Pete_Babich_is_best_choice_for_City_Council/32923), Bob endorsed Pete Babich for Poway City Council.  I find it interesting since Pete’s the only candidate that mentions he’s …

Poway and the recall election

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First of all, let me lay my biases on the table. I’m an idealist.  That can be good or bad. I hold politicians to a higher standard. I expect more from them.  I’m also supporting Chuck Cross for Poway City Council which I will describe why later. I’m also Poway Councilmember Merrilee Boyack’s appointee to the City’s Park and Recreation …

Breaking News: Steve Vaus Launches Bid for Poway City Council in Recall Election

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Steve Vaus, who successfully coordinated the petition drive to place the recall of City Councilwoman Betty Rexford on the ballot, today announced that he will seek the Poway City Council seat to potentially be decided as part of the June 6 election. On his website, Vaus announces, “I launched the Recall Rexford campaign with one goal . . .to give …