All posts tagged "controller 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
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: 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
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
Controller 2014: Betty Yee changes position on high-speed rail
Board of Equalization member Betty Yee has changed her mind about the state’s controversial high-speed rail plan. During the June primary campaign, the Democratic candidate for state controller opposed Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build a faster rail connection...
- Posted September 24, 2014
No hesitation from Kashkari on his vote for state controller
GOP gubernatorial nominee Neel Kashkari, who is actively working to change the image of the California Republican Party, proved once again why he’s a class act. On Tuesday, Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, who earlier this year spent $232,000 in...
- Posted August 27, 2014
Update: GOP candidate David Evans doubles gap with Perez in controller’s race
Republican David Evans has doubled his lead over Assemblyman John A. Perez for the second spot in the race for state controller –as of mid-day Friday. With approximately 20,000 ballots tallied out of Riverside County, the GOP candidate, who was...
- Posted June 6, 2014
Election Results: Swearengin top vote getter, Perez expected to make run-off for Controller
Republican Ashley Swearengin is expected to face Democrat Assembly Speaker John A. Perez in the November run-off for state controller. But, with thousands of late absentee and provisional ballots left to be counted, there’s still a small...
- Posted June 4, 2014
Latest fundraising email from Ashley Swearengin campaign for State Controller
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin is asking supporters to donate to her campaign for State Controller. In an email sent on May 17 , Swearengin encouraged her supporters to help her meet an upcoming campaign finance reporting deadline. “Tonight...
- Posted May 20, 2014