AD 76: Rocky Chavez turnabout results in departure of Jerry Kern

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from Thomas K. Arnold in the Seaside Courier, following Rocky jumping back into the race for his own Assembly seat… “I doubt the party will endorse against a sitting incumbent, even though he assured me 20 times he was all in with the U.S. Senate race … I’m just disappointed that Rocky misled me, that he told he was all …

Gaspar rolling in endorsements — Faulconer, Chavez, Zapf, Sherman, Kersey, Cate

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Just the last few days… Wednesday, from Kristin Gaspar: “Assemblyman Rocky Chavez made it official with an endorsement of my campaign for Supervisor. “I am so honored to have Rocky’s support. His commitment to public service, distinguishing himself in the Marine Corps and then recommitting himself to public service as an elected official is truly commendable, and I look forward …

Felien weighs in for Kern’s Assembly campaign

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Guest Column by Gary Felien, former Oceanside City Council Member As you may have heard, my good friend and former Council colleague Jerry Kern is running for the 76th Assembly District. We served together for four years and built a strong record of fiscally conservative policies. We ended deficit spending and passed four balanced budgets in a row with no …

Is Jerry’s Kern’s Assembly Run Serious?

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Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern announced his candidacy for the 76th Assembly District last week. The UT-San Diego reported that Kern will probably earn the endorsement of the incumbent Assemblyman, Rocky Chavez. Chavez is vacating the seat to challenge California Attorney General Kamala Harris for the open US Senate seat in 2016. Kern signaled that he will work to solve the …

Kern announces for Assembly

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Guest Column by Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern I am honored to have been asked to run as a candidate in 76th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and Encinitas. As a 40-year resident of North County and third term council member in the district’s largest city, I am thoroughly familiar with all of the communities within the …

Assemblymember Rocky Chavez speaks out against recently passed AB 1401

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SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) urged a no vote on AB 1401 today when it was heard on the floor of the Assembly. AB 1401 was authored by the Assembly Judiciary Committee. The measure would allow non-citizens to sit on juries in California. It passed the Assembly with a vote of 48-28. No Republican voted for the measure. When …