All posts tagged "Ashley Swearengin"
Jim Brulte, Harmeet Dhillon seek second term to rebuild California GOP
Two years ago, Jim Brulte chastised his party for losing seats to laziness. “There were three Assembly seats that were lost because we got lazy,” Brulte said shortly after taking the helm as chairman of the California...
- Posted December 18, 2014
State Controller: Betty Yee defeats Ashley Swearengin
Democrat Betty Yee has won the race for California state controller, defeating Republican Ashley Swearengin. With 99.9 percent of precincts reporting at 2:58 a.m., Yee held a 5.4 percent lead over the controversial mayor of Fresno. The race...
- Posted November 5, 2014
State Controller 2014: Ashley Swearengin vs. Betty Yee
In the race for state controller, voters must choose between Ashley Swearengin, the Republican mayor of Fresno, and Democrat Board of Equalization member Betty Yee. What does the controller do? The state controller “makes sure the State’s $100...
- Posted October 31, 2014
Campaign 2014: Asm. Brian Jones November 2014 ballot recommendations
As part of our ongoing coverage of the November 2014 election, CalNewsroom.com will share various voter guides and ballot recommendations from California political leaders, civic organizations and community groups. From the right, here are the November 2014...
- Posted October 24, 2014
City of Fresno has thousands of dollars in unclaimed property at controller’s office
Last week, CalNewsroom.com first reported that GOP controller candidate Ashley Swearengin has unclaimed property at the state controller’s office. “We’re not talking substantial issues here,” Tim Clark, Swearengin’s campaign consultant, told the Fresno Bee. “$16 in unclaimed property —...
- Posted October 23, 2014
Controller candidate has unclaimed property at state controller’s office
In her campaign for state controller, Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin promises to be an effective watchdog. She’s also quick to criticize the current state controller’s performance. “The State Controller’s office has been a disaster,” Swearengin writes on her website....
- Posted October 17, 2014
Commentary: Has California Abandoned the Republican Party?
Have you abandoned the GOP? Last week, the Republican National Committee sent an email to supporters asking that very question. This caused quite a stir among party members, angering mega donors and grassroots supporters alike. How dare...
- Posted October 12, 2014
Controller 2014: Ashley Swearengin goes negative in controller’s race
Ashley Swearengin, the Republican nominee for state controller who has caused strife within her party, has turned to negative attacks against her Democratic opponent, Betty Yee. Yee, who is currently in her second term on the state’s tax board, has earned...
- Posted October 2, 2014
Cartoon: Ashley Swearengin stings California GOP
The Scorpion and the Frog The fable of the scorpion and the frog A scorpion and a frog meet on the bank of a stream and the scorpion asks the frog to carry him across on its...
- Posted September 29, 2014
Controller 2014: Prop. 8 supporter Ashley Swearengin now backs gay marriage
Republican Ashley Swearengin, who supported Prop. 8 in 2008, now says that she supports gay marriage. In the years preceding her campaign for state controller, Swearengin had been a vocal supporter of “traditional marriage” and opponent of same-sex marriage. As...
- Posted September 28, 2014