Numerous inconsistencies in Sheriff Gore’s account regarding his FBI exploits

Kimberly Dvorak Kimberly Dvorak 3 Comments

In a stunning turn of events, just days before the California primary, Sheriff Gore appears to have embellished his FBI exploits. Statements like “I stormed hijacked planes, I did all that stuff,” could have been exaggerated and needs further explanation. The emotional aspects of the San Diego County Sheriff’s race may have caused Gore, the current appointed caretaker of the …

The NRA’s “Anti-Endorsement” in Sheriff’s Race

Guest Column Guest Column 6 Comments

Guest Commentary by Michael Schwartz You can’t find an intersection in San Diego that isn’t plastered with the name of at least one of the three candidates for the office of Sheriff. The attention given to this race is not surprising since there is no elected incumbent for the highest law enforcement position in the county. We’ve seen some unusual …

10News Poll has Gore, La Suer, Duffy 1, 2, 3 in Sheriff Race

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 8 Comments

From 10News, in case you missed it… “…in the new poll released Tuesday, Gore had 26 percent of the vote — up 12 points from November … showed former Undersheriff and Assemblyman Jay La Suer at 16 percent, which was unchanged from November.  Sheriff’s Lieutenant Jim Duffy, who led the race in November, is at 15 percent — down nine …

Duffy turned down on Ballot Designation

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 4 Comments

The Union-Trib’s Craig Gustafson just tweeted this… From: @gustafsoncraig Sent: Mar 24, 2010 1:57p Registrar of Voters officially rejects Jim Duffy’s bid to be called “Sheriff’s Lt.” on ballot as he tries to unseat Sheriff Bill Gore. On Twitter: http://twitter.com/gustafsoncraig/status/10997897719 My sources confirm that is the case, although the letter has not gone from the ROV to Duffy as of …

Sheriff Race Fundraising Totals

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 1 Comment

Just a quick post to show how money is shaping up in the Sheriff’s race.  These are from the reports just filed for the period Jan.1 thru Mar. 17: Jim Duffy Contributions: $8,167 Expenditures: $30,009 Cash on Hand: $25,579 Debt: 0 Bill Gore Contributions: $34,550 Expenditures: $33,703 Cash on Hand: $112,829 Debt: $46,070 (all accrued expenses/no personal loans) Jay La …

Sheriff Watch: Politics of Ballot Designations Results in a Challenge to Duffy

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 5 Comments

From today’s Sunday San Diego at the FlashReport… The first competitive San Diego County Sheriff’s race since 1994 enters its primary leg with three hopefuls to appear on the ballot. As well, a challenge has been filed over one candidate’s chosen ballot description. The pool of anticipated competitors narrowed from four on Friday, when perennial candidate Bruce Ruff dropped his bid in …