Electoral Analysis: Ron Roberts, Re-elected.

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez 3 Comments

This election season, all eyes have turned towards the re-election contest of County Supervisor Ron Roberts, who is facing off against challengers Stephen Whitburn, Shelia Jackson, Juan del Rio and Margaret Moody in the seemingly competitive 4th Supervisorial District. As of May 27, the County Registrar of Voters counted 127,658 Democrats, 67,528 Republicans, and 66,554 Decline to State voters in …

‘Tis the Season for Political Mailers

Diana Palacios Diana Palacios 7 Comments

To a political nerd, such as myself, there is nothing quite as exciting as going to the mailbox during election season and examining the day’s collection of glossy double-sided political mailers. Since I am new to California and thus a recently registered voter, I was not expecting to receive much mail this election cycle. However, my name and address apparently …

Lincoln Club Issues Ballot Recommendations

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 15 Comments

The Lincoln Club of San Diego County has posted its complete list of ballot recommendations.  If you’re a new reader or need a little refresher, the Lincoln Club is a fiscally conservative organization dedicated to the goal of advancing free market principles and ideas by recruiting, endorsing, and supporting business-friendly candidates, regardless of party affiliation. Lincoln Club members assess whether …

Ten Little Indians

Sunshine Sunshine 27 Comments

Well the filing deadline for office has come and gone and there were definitely quite a few interesting developments, some of which have been discussed here and some haven’t, and obviously everything is tentative before signatures are verified. The Sheriff race narrowed to three with Gore, Duffy, and LaSuer. The big question here is where do the Democrats and Independents …

Two more Democrats seek County Supervisor, 4th Dist.— Stephen Whitburn and Margaret Moody vs. Ron Roberts — Supervisor Roberts has Big Head Start

Jim Sills Jim Sills 1 Comment

Two new potential candidates took out preliminary papers this afternoon (Thursday) to run against County Supervisor Ron Roberts, a Republican. They are (1) Stephen Whitburn, who lost a runoff to Todd Gloria in 2008 for City Council district 3 and (2) Margaret Moody, a longtime leader in local feminist causes. They join City Schools trustee Shelia Jackson, also a Democrat …

Shelia Jackson’s run a win-win-win-win-win

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Leave a Comment

For me, Shelia Jackson’s campaign against Supervisor Ron Roberts is good news on several levels. 1. A major challenge of a Supervisor will once again end in inglorious defeat, proving again NO incumbent Supervisor ever loses no matter what — a good case for the current term limits initiative on the ballot (which I support, and maybe will talk more …