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 …

Competition Measure: Taxpayer Savings & Local Jobs

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We had an exceptional turn-out for our “Competition Express” bus tour throughout the city this morning.  We’ll send along a video of highlights soon.  Thanks for your continued support! -Carl  DeMaio and Reformers Submit 138,000 Signatures to Qualify San Diego Competition Ballot Measure Taxpayer Savings — Better City Services — Quality Local Jobs SAN DIEGO – After five months of …

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 …

Lincoln Club Mail for Zapf

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More Lorie Zapf for SD City Council mailers sent over to us; these are Lincoln Club of San Diego pieces… ZAPF1-3884_SD Lincoln Club_DTS_slate 1 ZAPF2-3898_SD Lincoln Club_DTS_slate 3 ZAPF3-3925_SD Lincoln Club Slate 5 ZAPF4-3937_SD Lincoln Club Slate 6 ZAPF5-3951_SD Lincoln Club Slate 7 ZAPF6-3952_SD Lincoln Club Slate 8 To be clear, we will post any mail, regardless of the candidate.  …