Poll indicates “enthusiasm gap” is favoring DeMaio over Peters

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 2 Comments

A survey released today by the Republican Party of San Diego County notes that likely voters in the nationally-watched race between Congressman Scott Peters and GOP challenger Carl DeMaio are more enthusiastic about supporting Republican candidates than they are Democrats. The 16 percent margin between GOP and Dem favored candidates, often called the “enthusiasm gap,” is significant in a competitive …

Christian Republicans for Scott Peters?

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 66 Comments

This week a number of my friends, well respected Christian leaders, wrote a public letter encouraging Christ followers to vote for the Democrat incumbent Scott Peters in the 52nd Congressional District race instead of the endorsed Republican, Carl DeMaio. They did so on the basis of a moral issue – his position on same sex marriage. As a Christ follower …

Minimum Wage Referendum – Expected and Desired (UPDATED)

B-Daddy B-Daddy 6 Comments

San Diego’s 10News is reporting that a campaign to repeal an expected rise in the minimum wage is being organized by the San Diego Small Business Coalition. (I urge you to “like” their Facebook page.) San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer vetoed the measure, but the San Diego City Council is expected to override it. If that happens, Jason Roe, spokesman …

CA-52 Getting Interesting – #ACA Toxicity

B-Daddy B-Daddy 4 Comments

To see the impact of the health care law’s implosion on political campaigns, look no further than my own 52nd Congressional district here in San Diego.  Scott Peters, the incumbent,is expected to face a tough re-election campaign against the well-known Carl DeMaio.  (I supported DeMaio for Mayor last year.)  While DeMaio has a Republican primary to get past, his high …

Lori Saldaña Will Probably Never Answer the Question About the San Diego Democratic Party

Brian Brady Brian Brady 8 Comments

Ex-Mayor Bob Filner is now a convicted felon.  This is no surprise to people who have been following the Filner saga.  As each layer of the onion was peeled off, the “monster within” (Filner’s description of his problem) had a history of prolonged abuse of women.  What was a rumor on Capitol Hill became reality as he campaigned in the …

CA52 Democratic Phone Poll Going around

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 2 Comments

I received a phone poll call last night.  As I recall the questions were: Do you support the Democrat or Republican Congressional candidate in CA52  (Generic Party only test) What do think of Scott Peters performance Impact of the shutdown Who is to blame in shutdown What party do you identify with – Democrat, Republican, Independent Then it said it …