Duffy turned down on Ballot Designation

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The Union-Trib’s Craig Gustafson just tweeted this… From: @gustafsoncraig Sent: Mar 24, 2010 1:57p Registrar of Voters officially rejects Jim Duffy’s bid to be called “Sheriff’s Lt.” on ballot as he tries to unseat Sheriff Bill Gore. On Twitter: http://twitter.com/gustafsoncraig/status/10997897719 My sources confirm that is the case, although the letter has not gone from the ROV to Duffy as of …

Sheriff Race Fundraising Totals

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Just a quick post to show how money is shaping up in the Sheriff’s race.  These are from the reports just filed for the period Jan.1 thru Mar. 17: Jim Duffy Contributions: $8,167 Expenditures: $30,009 Cash on Hand: $25,579 Debt: 0 Bill Gore Contributions: $34,550 Expenditures: $33,703 Cash on Hand: $112,829 Debt: $46,070 (all accrued expenses/no personal loans) Jay La …

Sheriff Watch: Politics of Ballot Designations Results in a Challenge to Duffy

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From today’s Sunday San Diego at the FlashReport… The first competitive San Diego County Sheriff’s race since 1994 enters its primary leg with three hopefuls to appear on the ballot. As well, a challenge has been filed over one candidate’s chosen ballot description. The pool of anticipated competitors narrowed from four on Friday, when perennial candidate Bruce Ruff dropped his bid in …

Sheriff’s Race Dwindles to Three

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Unless Bruce Ruff plans on walking into the Registrar of Voters, paying his filing fee, taking out his nomination form, and returning with 20 signatures in the next half-hour, he’s out. Let’s put it this way.  He’s out. For a guy whose campaign kept promising information that would blow the top off the race, Ruff’s campaign ends rather quietly. It …

Sheriff Watch: Early Polling Shows Duffy Leading

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From my post at the FlashReport… See the press release below and don’t even begin to tell me that aging name ID from the green-and-white-car days doesn’t mean anything. That said, it’s still significantly early. Name ID can be softened just as significantly with financial resources and momentum.  Appointed Sheriff Bill Gore and former Assemblyman Jay La Suer have plenty of …

Amato’s Take on the Sheriff’s Race

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KCBQ AM-1170 and Washington Times Radio Talk Show Host Rick Amato recently weighed in on a sheriff’s candidate debate held September 12 in El Cajon…. On Saturday, I had the opportunity to sponsor and co-moderate a debate among the San Diego County Sheriff candidates.  It followed the East County TEA Party, where an estimated 1500 people attended. Questions were made available …