Steve Francis Endorses DeMaio

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I’m grateful for the support of Steve Francis. I look forward to working with Steve and all who support real reform so that we can finally get City Hall positioned to get San Diegans back to work. We’re building a broad coalition of taxpayers, business leaders, and fiscal reformers who know that it takes more than rhetoric to effectively lead …

Breaking News: DeMaio wins GOP endorsement — and other updates

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Reports from the San Diego County Republican Party’s endorsement session this morning confirm that Carl DeMaio garnered the 2/3 vote needed for the group’s endorsement in the first round of voting. Update 12:25 pm — It appears no endorsement will take place in the open 76th Assembly District, where Rocky Chavez, Farrah Douglas and Sherry Hodges are vying. No candidate …

DeMaio: ‘My real opponents are the government employee unions and powerful downtown interests’

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[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/demaio.jpg” captiontext=”Carl DeMaio”] Politics & Media Mashup is on break for the next few weeks so we can bring you exclusive Q & As with San Diego Mayoral candidates Carl DeMaio, Bonnie Dumanis and Nathan Fletcher. We kicked off the series last week with Fletcher. We determined the order based on when the responses to our questions were received — …

Picking Up Steam – 6,400 Engaged Grassroots Supporters

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We just updated our supporters list. Thrilled that we are now at 6,400 supporters! Each of these people has either endorsed, donated or volunteered. That’s a 25% increase in one month. Thank you to all the volunteers who have made the momentum possible with their tireless effort on the phones and door-to-door. You can view the full list or join …

Three things to know before you vote

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A message from Erik Caldwell to the San Diego Republican Central Committee:  Three things you should know before you vote tomorrow: 1.  Yesterday the Carl DeMaio campaign acknowledged they sent an anonymous mailer to you in an attempt to distort Nathan Fletcher’s record. This is the type of gutter politics that has no place in our party. This election will undoubtedly …

To Wyland, Anderson, and Jones: Back Off And Let The Activists Vote

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Guest Commentary by Brian Brady Who’s running the San Diego County Republican Central Committee, the grass roots activists or the elected officials? If you’re a Republican volunteer or a tea party activist (like me), this game of “inside baseball” might irritate you.  I’ll lay out what I see happening and you decide. Republicans Carl DeMaio, Nathan Fletcher, and Bonnie Dumanis …