Tag Archive for Elections

San Francisco Voters Should Just Say Yes

And vote to name their new sewage treatment plant after President George W. Bush. As this story from a UK newspaper details.This has me thinking. What county wide projects, roads, bridges and intersections should be named after Orange County officials? The Mike Carona Orange Crush? The Mike Schroeder Lemon Grove.

Obama Increases Lead on McCain

This from www.fivethirtyeight.com.  President-elect Obama has 345 electoral college votes to McCain’s 193.  These numbers based on state-by-state polling results from multiple sources aggregated to project a singel outcome. Of course, this changes weekly and a lot can happen between now and election day. Editor’s Note: The data from fivethirtyeight.com comes from http://3bluedudes.com/ProjectDatabase.htm which has an election…

One Less 527 & Some Thoughts on Campaign Funding

UPDATE: Quite a few people continue to donate. According to Talking Points Memo and others, MoveOn.org is closing its 527 advocacy group in deference to Obama’s call to end such groups. “This is an affirmation that we, like Senator Obama, believe that this election can be won by ordinary Americans giving small donations,” according to…

Al Gore to Endorse

Tonight in Detroit, Michigan at 5:30 pm PDT, Al Gore will announce his endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama. Finally. A few hours from now I will step on stage in Detroit, Michigan to announce my support for Senator Barack Obama. From now through Election Day, I intend to do whatever I can to make sure…

CA-47: Inside the Loretta Sanchez Campaign

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) Every weekend, my wonderful Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Fantastic) comes home to Orange County to listen to we the people (her constituents) and see what we’d like her to do for us in Washington. Oh yes, and she also joins local Democratic activists in precinct walks throughout the 47th Congressional…

Fight the Smear

Senator Barack Obama has proven he’s not to be swiftboated with a new site on his campaign web page.  Fight The Smear is already generating a lot of traffic. I heard the rumor yesterday that there is supposed to be a videotape of Michelle Obama at Trinty United Church Pulpit using the phrase “whitey.”  The Obama…