Legal Barriers and Costs Prohibit Full Count of Competition Ballot Signatures

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Carl DeMaio ends effort…for now: DeMaio Pledges to Continue Campaign to Reform City Finances SAN DIEGO – The campaign supporting the “Competition and Transparency in City Contracting” Initiative today announced that after seeking extensive legal counsel it will not pursue a full hand count of all signatures submitted for qualification. The decision was made after receiving a letter late yesterday …

DeMaio Requests Full Count

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See attachment.  Here is the text… June 30, 2010 Liz Maland, City Clerk City of San Diego 202 C Street San Diego, CA 92101-4806 Dear Ms. Maland: Please accept this letter as a formal request to challenge the determination of the Registrar of Voters regarding the sufficiency of signatures submitted under the Competition & Transparency in City Contracting Initiative. This …

Explosions, Sex, and Politics!

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Did that headline make you read this? Good, because this is boring yet so exciting! Unless you don’t neurotically check your twitter, don’t get breaking political news email pushed to your blackberry, or don’t regularly troll the City Clerk’s office (see: you’re normal), you are just now finding out that Carl DeMaio’s Fair and Open Contracting Ballot Measure, henceforth known …

Validity Rate Will Qualify Competition Ballot Measure

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ROV Statistics Confirm Full Count of Signatures Will Produce Qualification Validity Rate of Sample Results in 107,000 Signatures – 10,000 More Than Needed A random sample of signatures submitted to place the Competition and Transparency in City Contracting initiative on the ballot achieved a 79% validity rate, according to information released today by the County Registrar of Voters.  Based on …

GOP: LABOR BOSS LORENA GONZALEZ RESORTS TO RACE BAITING TACTICS IN CHULA VISTA

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From the local Republican Party… SAN DIEGO — Just when you thought you had seen it all, Lorena Gonzalez’ Labor Council hits a new low with a disgusting, race baiting ad on Spanish language television designed to scare voters into voting No on Proposition G in Chula Vista. The ad claims that the Arizona law just passed will result in …

Volunteer Days for SD Competition Ballot Measure (April 24/May 8)

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Important Grassroots Effort on April 24 and May 8 **Help End Wasteful Spending at City Hall** Sick of wasteful spending in San Diego city government?  Want real change in the way taxpayer monies are spent at City Hall? YOUR HELP IS NEEDED – MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON APRIL 24 & MAY 8. City Councilmember Carl DeMaio is asking for help …