Attack mailers alleging District 9 City Council candidate Georgette Gomez is under “investigation” for “failing to disclose finacial interests” paid for by the Encinitas-based Public Safety Advocates PAC appeared in mailboxes this week.
Despite the committee’s name, it’s historically been funded by development interests. Local Democrats were quick to point out the $15,000 in contributions to the group came from individuals who are also funding Donald Trump’s campaign for president. Trump donors supporting the PAC include Republican mega-donors Tom Sudberry and Lance Waite.
Public records indicate that a second mailer from the PAC is in the works, along with another mailer paid for by the San Diego Police Officers Association. The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce has also ponied up $25,000 to support the anti-Gomez effort. [Read more…]