Young Guns Take Aim

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 7 Comments

As cross-posted on FlashReport. Seems the young guns got it going on. In just 25 days of the first reporting period for the 2012 San Diego mayor’s race, two young Republican candidates blew doors on the established competition with more than $300,000 cash on hand. Early predictors felt sure the mayoral primary would be a $1 million race. At this …

Dumanis Steadies the Wheels

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 3 Comments

News just weeks into San Diego mayoral race from candidate District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis really got folks talking about her race. It wasn’t big donor dollar numbers (which we’ve yet to see), but that she had already fired her campaign manager, Republican consultant Tom Mitchell. The rumor mill ran amok with folks saying she looked vulnerable. Today, her camp released …

The inbred liberal bias of KPBS

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 17 Comments

Recently our local San Diego KPBS radio station held one of its “Roundtable” shows to discuss and analyze the nominally nonpartisan San Diego mayor’s race. Here’s the link and especially the players (then read MY analysis below the players): http://kpbs.org/news/2011/jul/01/roundtable-non-partisan-mayors-race-heats/ KPBS Midway Edition Radio Program. Roundtable: “Non-Partisan” Mayor’s Race Heats Up. By Pat Finn, Gloria Penner. July 1, 2011. Guests: …

Happy Campaign Reporting Day!

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 2 Comments

It’s Christmas Day! OK- maybe not Christmas, but it’s still deadline day for the much-anticipated first campaign fundraising reporting period and all eyes are on the 2012 San Diego mayoral race. With less than a month at the old grindstone, politicos wait with breath that is baited to see who made it rain. The “ask” ain’t easy. Most candidates say …

So What Will the Candidates for Mayor Raise?

Criticus Criticus 11 Comments

The first campaign disclosure cut off for raising money in the City of San Diego Mayor’s race is this Thursday. I could give my predictions here about what I think the candidates will raise, but then I’d have to read the whole chain of campaign partisans chanting about my bias. So, I’ll just leave it up to the readers to …

10News Self-Proclaimed Scientific Poll Results in Mayor’s Race

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 10 Comments

Channel 10 proclaims its poll as science, without noting the methodology, and turns to a “political scientist” as an expert. It’s all very scientific. Yet, the results are still interesting… Councilman Carl DeMaio 22% District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis 15% Rep. Bob Filner 14% State Senator Christine Kehoe 12% State Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher  7% Here ya go… http://www.10news.com/news/28176616/detail.html