2 National “Pollie” awards last night for Chula Vista’s Prop. G, banning P.L.A.s …. Lacee Beaulieu of ‘The San Diego Group’ cops the top Hardware

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Last night the “Oscars”of American politics were handed out in Washington D.C. by the American Association of Political Consultants.  The 2010 campaign to pass Chula Vista’s Proposition G, [anti-Project Labor Agreement ]    picked up Statues in Two categories:  (1)  Best Direct Mail Campaign and…  (2)  Best Newspaper Ad. The Yes-on-G effort was directed in part by Lacee Beaulieu of ‘The …

New filings show the S.D. Deputy Sheriffs Assn had a good 2010 election Year — Here’s How they did it

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2010 was a year to forget for much of organized labor, but at least one local  employee group was celebrating on Election Night…the San Diego  Deputy Sheriffs Association.  Reports filed in the last 24 hours reveal the DSA found success through a willingness to back (gasp) Republican candidates ! The DSA did significant Independent Expenditures for Supervisors Bill Horn and Ron Roberts …

National Honor for San Diego’s John Wainio …. “Tax Man” mailer in North County race Rated ‘Top 3 in USA’ by “Campaigns & Elections” Magazine.

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San Diego political consultant John Wainio got good news this week from Campaigns & Elections magazine (the Bible of the Election Biz).   His “Tax Man” mailer is one of 3 National finalists for “Best Mail Piece” of 2010 in two categories.  The flyer kids candidate Steve Gronke for votes to raise fees in Vista,  comparing him to the subject of George Harrison’s famous song.  Aiding …

All-Republican Slate takes County Offices at Swearing-In Ceremony Tuesday in Downtown San Diego

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Six Republicans took their elected oaths of office this morning at the historic  County Administration Center, opposite the Star of India and San Diego waterfront.  With the victory of Ernie Dronenburg as Assessor – Recorder, all County offices are now held by Republicans, including Sheriff, DA, Treasurer, and all 5 county supervisors. Depicted in the adjoining photos are North County’s Supervisor …