Does it qualify as a newscast? Is it a free political advertising? Is it even newsworthy? These are all questions that can be legitimately asked about the forthcoming collaboration between Mayoral Candidate Carl DeMaio and local TV station KUSI. This Thursday (Sept 15), the station will be giving up a four hour chunk of airtime […]
For most of last week, the OB Ragran our latest San Diego mayoral election poll, and Bob Filner won it easily hands down. He garnered 46.7% of the vote which included 169 respondents.
“None of the above” was also a choice, and it came in second with 17.2%.
Among the Republicans running, Carl DeMaio topped the field with a meager 13.6%, followed by Nathan Fletcher with a single-digit of 8.3%, and then Bonnie Dumanis bringing up the rear with 7.1%. Combined, the GOP candidates won 29% of the vote. [Read more…]
Well, it’s now official. The neighborhood of Ocean Beach will remain in District 2. This is significant, as it means that OB will remain in a district with other beach neighborhoods that have similar interests and needs.
Last Thursday, August 25, the redistricting commission finalized their approval of the newly drawn San Diego City Council districts. Many of the former district boundaries were changed, plus a new district, District 9, was created, as voters wished. This redrawing of districts occurs every ten years after the US Census results are studied. [Read more…]
By Andy Cohen/Cross-posted at OB Rag
San Diego Redistricting Commission holds 7th of 9 public hearings to help determine redistricting fine points.
Residents of the beach communities of City Council District 2 took to the microphone last night to express their concerns that the city’s redistricting commission might be inclined to split up communities that have a lot of common interests and concerns. [Read more…]
By Jim Miller/Cross-posted at OB Rag A couple of weeks ago local Republicans held their unity night at the Kona Kai Resort where notables such as Jerry Sanders and Kevin Faulconer cheered as Carl DeMaio asked if they were ready to make San Diego “the Wisconsin of the West.” They, along with the Chamber of […]