All posts tagged "pete peterson"
Secretary of State 2014: Should I vote for Alex Padilla or Pete Peterson?
It’s billed as one of the few competitive statewide races in California. And, befitting of a close contest, Democrat Alex Padilla and Republican Pete Peterson share remarkably similar visions for the job of secretary of state. We recently asked...
- Posted October 29, 2014
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association releases recommendations for November 2014 ballot
The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the state’s largest taxpayer rights group, has announced its recommendations for the November 2014 ballot. In California’s most competitive races, the HJTA Political Action Committee’s recommendations include: Pete Peterson for Secretary of...
- Posted September 11, 2014
21st century literacy tests: Disabled barred from voting in Los Angeles
A complaint filed earlier this month with the U.S. Department of Justice alleges that thousands of Americans with disabilities have been illegally deprived of their right to vote. The perpetrator of this injustice: judges. The complaint, which...
- Posted July 29, 2014
Campaign 2014: Swearengin forgoes November ballot statement
Some campaign decisions make you wonder, “What were they thinking?” Last Wednesday marked the deadline for statewide candidates to buy a ballot statement in the November 2014 “Voter Information Guide,” a valuable and cost-effective way to communicate with voters. Several statewide candidates,...
- Posted July 23, 2014
A Party Without Candidates, American Independents endorse GOP candidates
The American Independent Party boasts that it’s the fastest growing party in California. It’s also a party without candidates. Under California’s election code, political parties are entitled to include a list of candidates that have received the official party...
- Posted May 12, 2014
Sacramento Press Club excludes Green Party candidate from Secretary of State debate
The Sacramento Press Club, a non-profit association of Capitol journalists and public relations professionals, is excluding the Green Party candidate from its upcoming Secretary of State debate. David Curtis, the Green Party of California’s choice to serve...
- Posted April 20, 2014
Kashkari’s top adviser, GOP insiders add to Schnur’s fundraising total
Former GOP spin doctor turned independent Dan Schnur won’t be at the California Republican Party convention this weekend. But, that’s only because he’s already shaken down the party’s top donors and political insiders for campaign cash. According...
- Posted March 15, 2014
Same-day voter registration law delayed until 2016
Californians can expect to wait at least two more years for the state’s same-day voter registration law to take effect. Secretary of State Debra Bowen, the state’s chief elections officer, says that the state won’t meet the...
- Posted February 5, 2014