Nathan Fletcher’s Misfire

Guest Column Guest Column 17 Comments

by Ryan Clumpner, Campaign Manager, Carl DeMaio for Mayor If Nathan Fletcher has a problem with the abysmal scores he received from third party organizations, he should take up that dispute with them, not Carl DeMaio.  Fletcher’s scores: Republican Liberty Caucus: 62% (most liberal Republican) California Republican Assembly: 56% (most liberal Republican) Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association: B (second most liberal Republican) Capitol Resource …

Let’s be honest. Let’s be truthful. And let’s be direct.

Nathan Fletcher Nathan Fletcher 30 Comments

Yesterday many of you received an anonymously mailed packet of materials.  The sender cowardly hid behind an obscure PO Box and untraceable name, but we all know who was responsible for this—Carl DeMaio. It is fine to call into question someone’s record – I fought in a war, I can defend my record and look forward to a spirited campaign about our city’s …

Fletcher’s Fetcher…And More From Our First Candidate Q & A

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 1 Comment

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

The Fallout from the “Fletcher, DeMaio clash over mayoral endorsements”

Owen Kellogg Owen Kellogg 15 Comments

The exchange between the Fletcher and DeMaio campaigns over endorsements has become one of the more interesting dynamics in the Mayor’s race.  The UT has a good summary of it,  but here is the gist: After DeMaio was endorsed by the Building Industry Association, the Associated General Contractors and the Associated Builders and Contractors, Fletcher’s campaign spokeswoman Amy Thoma fired …

Dumanis Responds to Today’s Pension Reform Ruling

D.A. Bonnie Dumanis Undesignated 1 Comment

San Diego District Attorney and Mayoral candidate Bonnie Dumanis released the following statement in response to this morning’s ruling that will allow San Diego’s Comprehensive Pension Reform initiative to go before voters on June 5th. “I’m encouraged by today’s ruling allowing voters to have their say on pension reform in June. I support the Comprehensive Pension Reform Initiative and believe …

Dumanis may hear about her Pension & Salary — Solid sources say a new Poll pinpoints them — Does this mean she’d struggle to win a Fall runoff ?

Jim Sills Jim Sills 4 Comments

A poll has surfaced, taken mid-February, previewing what DA Bonnie Dumanis may hear from mayoral rivals in coming months. One question contrasts her support for the June Pension Reform measure with her own future county  pension (as a Judge and DA), which the poll estimated at $240K a year.  After hearing that contrast, 75 percent of respondents said it gave them serious or some doubts about …