Tag Archive for Polls

CDC Endorsement Vote Shows Surprising Contest

Despite the short notice and heavy workload during this election cycle, over 150 delegates from across California participated in CDC’s first ever online endorsement vote. Although no candidate received the official 60% needed for an endorsement, the mix of grassroots participants shows a different story than most polls have typically indicated. With 59 votes, Hillary…

Joe Dunn Will NOT Run for Supervisor

Former State Senator Joe Dunn (D-Santa Ana) will not challenge Janet Nguyen. Sources are reporting to TheLiberalOC.com that Joe Dunn has decided that he will honor his contact with the California Medical Association and not seek election to the First District Supervisor seat in Orange County. The First District seat was previously represented by democratic…

Presidential Electability?

In a good example of corporate media striving to narrow down the Democratic primary field USA Today (12/18/07) had a story on candidates’ electability that wrote all but two of them out of existence. The story opened with the statement that “Illinois Sen. Barack Obama fares better than New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton against…

Nah, Chriss Street’s not distracted.

There has been a great deal of discussion about the issue of the County investing about 14% of its portfolio, $837 million, in high-risk Structured Investment Vehicles, (SIV) the largest such investment of any local government entity in California. So what are SIV’s? From Wikipedia: A structured investment vehicle (SIV) is a fund which borrows money by…

How Edwards can, and will, win in Iowa

The December 24th issue of Newsweek has coverage of John Edwards campaign for President as it’s cover story.  The Road Warrior Even if he loses in Iowa’s bigger cities, Edwards can still win by wrapping up smaller, far-flung precincts. On the stump, Edwards campaigns with the urgency of a man who is running out of…