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 …

Numerous inconsistencies in Sheriff Gore’s account regarding his FBI exploits

Kimberly Dvorak Kimberly Dvorak 3 Comments

In a stunning turn of events, just days before the California primary, Sheriff Gore appears to have embellished his FBI exploits. Statements like “I stormed hijacked planes, I did all that stuff,” could have been exaggerated and needs further explanation. The emotional aspects of the San Diego County Sheriff’s race may have caused Gore, the current appointed caretaker of the …

Mail and Ads Galore

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Candidates and consultants are taking the opportunity to send along their PDFs and clips.  Here’s a hodgepodge: Jim Duffy for Sheriff radio spot… Duffyradio Bill Wells for AD 77 mailer (a reader sent it, not the campaign, so it is a scan of the back only)… http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Wells-Mailer-2-back-001.jpg Christine Rubin for AD 77 mailer… Rubin Republican Rick Powell for AD 78 …

10News Poll has Gore, La Suer, Duffy 1, 2, 3 in Sheriff Race

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 8 Comments

From 10News, in case you missed it… “…in the new poll released Tuesday, Gore had 26 percent of the vote — up 12 points from November … showed former Undersheriff and Assemblyman Jay La Suer at 16 percent, which was unchanged from November.  Sheriff’s Lieutenant Jim Duffy, who led the race in November, is at 15 percent — down nine …

Duffy turned down on Ballot Designation

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 4 Comments

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

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 1 Comment

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 …