The Greatest Story Ever Told, Almost

Sunshine Sunshine Leave a Comment

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 …

Republicans are 53% of SD Primary Votes Counted so Far ———– The “Enthusiasm Gap” among Parties is growing

Jim Sills Jim Sills 4 Comments

349,000 SD County ballots have been counted so far, with another 160,000 late mail ballots provisionals to come. Among those counted so far, people voting in GOP primaries are 185,846, or 53% of all Votes . Democrats trail with 131,956, or 38%. Independents and minor parties are at only 9%. This confirms a national trend of a renewed GOP energy …

The Tea Party Movement has a lot to learn

Steve Baldwin Steve Baldwin 8 Comments

Well, so much for the Tea Party Movement.  At least here in California the Tea Party proved to be almost meaningless.  Carly “I’m a conservative now” Fiorina suckered many Tea Party leaders into supporting her campaign, thereby successfully breaking off what should have been unanimous Tea Party support for Chuck DeVore, one of the most articulate conservatives to run for …

The Next Step With Prop. D

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez 2 Comments

When the precincts returns came trickling in on Election Day, the Yes on Proposition D campaign couldn’t have been happier. The panicky predictions heard in the rumor mill about its chances of success turned out to be dead wrong. At the time of this blog post, the San Diego Registrar of Voters counted 60.53% of San Diego City voters in …

A Look At The Republican Central Committee

Mr. Murphy Mr. Murphy 2 Comments

From my quick look at the Republican Central Committee elections I think it is pretty safe to say Chairman Tony Krvaric will remain Chairman. I certainly don’t know everyone who won, or lost, but I recognize enough names to see that he almost certainly has a working 2/3. Some interesting notes: * The biggest loss to the committee is Doug …

So What Happened in Assembly Seat 77?

Criticus Criticus 1 Comment

Before the votes started being counted last night I don’t think that there would have been many readers watching the 77th Assembly seat race that would have thought that Bill Wells would lose. So what happened? My first thought is that maybe Wells didn’t get enough mail out to overcome Brian Jones’ carry over name identification from the Congressional run, and …