Jackson’s Out! Who’s In for San Diego Unified School Board?

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 18 Comments

Blood hit the water. Seems San Diego Unified School District board member Shelia Jackson will not seek re-election. So far, a handful of candidates popped up on the radar screen as potential candidates for her seat. According to Voice of San Diego’s Emily Alpert, as many as four candidates could be in the race though I’m sure the picture will …

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 …

Shelia Jackson supports Lorie Zapf for City Council

Vito Andolini Vito Andolini 7 Comments

OK, not really. Yet, if you read the Voice article this morning about supervisorial candidate Shelia Jackson’s home foreclosure, her words stand out a bit: Jackson said her foreclosure shouldn’t affect her campaign. “There are several people in this economic climate who have gone through that process,” she said. “If no one who went through that process was qualified, then …

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 …

Shelia Jackson to Run Against Ron Roberts for County Supe

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 15 Comments

In the wake of San Diego Councilmember Donna Frye’s announcement earlier in the week that she will not run against 4th District County Supervisor Ron Roberts, San Diego Unified School Board President Shelia Jackson is now opting to enter the race. Jackson started the nomination paperwork with the County Registrar of Voters office today. Jackson had previously considered running, but …