All posts tagged "ca controller"
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
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
Controller 2014: Betty Yee outraising Ashley Swearengin 2-1 since Press Club snub
Board of Equalization member Betty Yee, who was snubbed last month by the Sacramento Press Club, is outraising her Republican opponent for state controller by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. Since her much-ballyhooed August 26 speech to the...
- Posted September 11, 2014
Controller Recount Day 5: John Perez gains 5 votes overall as recount heads to San Bernardino
One week into the recount for state controller, third place candidate Asm. John A. Perez, D-Los Angeles, has picked up less than a half-dozen votes in his quest to replace Board of Equalization member Betty Yee as the Democratic...
- Posted July 18, 2014
Controller 2014: 7 reasons why John Perez should quit while he’s behind
The “sunk cost fallacy” — a self-destructive quirk of human behavior — explains why we persist in losing. We hold onto loser stocks, attend concerts we’d rather skip and demand recounts of decided elections. The sunk cost...
- Posted July 16, 2014
Controller Recount Day 2: John Perez can’t win at current rate
Update at 9 a.m. : The outstanding Kern County Elections team has posted an updated tally on its website. Numbers have been revised to account for that change, which gives Perez a max 4 vote gain in...
- Posted July 15, 2014
Controller 2014: Democrats rally behind Yee as Perez LOSES 1 vote
The recount for state controller began on Friday, and it’s already looking like the beginning of the end for third place candidate Asm. John A. Perez. With more than a dozen precincts recounted in Imperial and Kern...
- Posted July 14, 2014
Controller 2014: Partial recount slanted in Perez’s favor
California’s never-ending race for state controller entered a new phase this week, as election officials are expected to begin recounting ballots in at least two counties. On Sunday afternoon, Democratic Assemblyman John A. Perez, who finished just...
- Posted July 8, 2014
Final* Results: Betty Yee takes second place in nail-biter race for state controller
All the votes have been counted, but the race for state controller isn’t final – yet. With the final votes from Lake County tallied, Board of Equalization member Betty Yee has taken second place in the race...
- Posted July 1, 2014
Controller 2014: Why the cost of a recount favors Betty Yee
The too-close-to-call race for state controller remained unchanged Friday morning — as Lake County has yet to count its 6,053 unprocessed ballots. San Mateo County, the only other county in the state with unprocessed ballots, has just...
- Posted June 28, 2014