An Evening with the Barkeep

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Last night… downtown… the Barkeep speaks (as interpreted by me from notes): Wayne in 2nd place in District 6 I believe must have surprised some people. Wasn’t even close, more than ten damn points if I remember. Give old Wayne the votes of Hadley and Tran’s votes to Zapf and we are looking at almost 50% for Zapf. Not a …

Our “Photo Finish” Election Races in San Diego County — Update

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And down the Stretch they come ! The Registrar just posted an update, with 10,000 late mail ballots. Here is how they changed some VERY CLOSE races. There are 150,000 votes left to tabulate countywide , so all these races will fluctuate ! San Diego School Board – District B Businessman Steve Rosen increased his lead over incumbent Katherine Nakamura …

Valley News: Jeff Stone defeats Joel Anderson

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Tuesday night the Valley News in Riverside erroneously reported that County Supervisor Jeff Stone defeated Assemblyman Joel Anderson for the 36th Senate District seat, apparently because the reporter was only looking at the Riverside portion of the results. A new story has since been posted, without a trace of the incorrect report or a correction. Here is the first part …

CityBeat: Election post-mortem

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Read yesterday’s take by SD CityBeat’s Kelly Davis on Tuesday night’s live blogging effort, which included participation by Rostrafarians Gayle Falkenthal and Barry Jantz… Last night, CityBeat tried something new: “live blogging” from election central and the W Hotel (where the Democratic Party was camped out, due to a labor boycott of Golden Hall). It got a little chaotic at …