Did Lorie Zapf’s Big victory surprise local Liberals? — Some were Flabbergasted !

Jim Sills Jim Sills 12 Comments

Last week I wrote a column about SD Rostra’s success in correctly predicting Upset victories in June by Juan Vargas and Lorie Zapf. Not very controversial, right? But a writer for a SD liberal publication attacked, saying (A) Zapf’s victory was no surprise, and (B) no one said she would miss the runoff and (C) we Rostrafarians were “Morons”. As …

Lessons from 2010 Primary …..Whose Polls can you Trust?

Jim Sills Jim Sills 8 Comments

In the last month before the June primary, Barry Jantz reported a poll showing a close race between Howard Wayne and Lorie Zapf in SD city council district 6. Soon after, I reported on polling which showed Juan Vargas leading Mary Salas outside SD County and would likely win the 40th senate Democratic primary. Barry Jantz took flack from some …

FlashReport: Salas Concedes to Vargas

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 3 Comments

From: @FlashReport Sent: Jul 21, 2010 10:11p **Breaking News** Moments ago Salas called Vargas and conceded the 40th SD Dem Primary. The recount is over! sent via UberTwitter On Twitter: http://twitter.com/FlashReport/status/19230531413 Read additional comments from Jim Sills’ prior post this evening: http://sdrostra.com/?p=6789&cpage=1#comment-58669

3rd Day Recount — Mary Salas loses a net Four Votes — 3 in Riverside — 1 in San Diego– Overall Juan Vargas lead now + 26 votes

Jim Sills Jim Sills 7 Comments

UPDATE, 9:15 pm, July 21st Today’s San Diego county recount results are in for SD 40. They show a net 1 vote loss for Salas in this county. Earlier this evening, Riverside released their Day 3 Recount report, and Salas lost a net 3 votes there. Juan Vargas’ totals remained unchanged today in each county. Both San Diego and Riverside re-checked 12 …