It’s Official: Leo Hamel Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio

Well-Known Jewelry Store Owner Makes Announcement on the DeMaio Report Leo Hamel appeared on the DeMaio Report today to make the surprise announcement that he’s running for the California State Assembly. Hamel will run for the District 71 seat currently held by Assemblymember Brian Jones (R) which includes east county San Diego. Hamel is well-known in San Diego for his …

Friday Update: Assessing the changing DeMaio-Peters vote count

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz

Update: 5:00 p.m. Friday: Scott Peters’ 50.27 percent yesterday increased to 51.25 percent today. Raw votes are now at Peters with 92,410 and DeMaio with 87,919. Peters’ 861 vote lead yesterday increased to a lead of 4,491. Total ballots counted increased from 156,813 to 180,329. Thus, that’s 23,516 additional ballots counted. Peters added 13,573 votes to his total. DeMaio added …

The Peters-DeMaio Battleground Precincts

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant)

From Vince Vasquez, Senior Policy Analyst at National University System Institute for Policy Research (and Rostra contributor)… click for a larger image “I’ve looked at CA52 “battleground precincts” — areas where the majority of voters supported Peters for Congress and DeMaio for Mayor in 2012. You had cross-over voters, Independent voters, a significant number of people who could be swayed …

The Wrath of Khan

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant)

From Vince Vasquez, Senior Policy Analyst at National University System Institute for Policy Research (and Rostra contributor)… click for a separate image Just cranked out a map of ballots counted thus far by the Registrar for CA52, by precinct. Scott Peters cut decisively into Carl DeMaio territory, won battleground precincts. Peters won battleground precincts in South University City, Clairemont, North …