Election Reaction: Winners and Losers
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Statewide, yesterday was the final chapter in the successful remaking of Arnold Schwarzenegger. His rebounding popularity lead him to a landslide victory over Democrat Phil Angelides. And Californians approved ten of billions of dollars in bonding for everything from highways to flood control.
Locally, voters grounded Prop A, which would have called for a commercial airport at what’s now Miramar Air Station. Voters approved a slew of pricy school bonds and passed Jerry Sanders' government reform measures. And in Chula Vista, they threw out an incumbent mayor in favor of school board member Cheryl Cox.
, assistant professor of political science at UCSD.
Alison St. John
, metro reporter for KPBS News.
, mayor of San Diego.
, executive director of the Center on Policy Initiatives. He is opposed to Proposition C.
, San Diego City Council President.
education reporter for KPBS News.
, representing the Coalition to Preserve the Economy which is in favor of Proposition A.
, spokesman for the No on A.
, treasurer, and chair of Transportation Committee for the San Diego County Taxpayers Association.
, retired business owner and concerned mother of four who supports Proposition 85.
president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of San Diego and Imperial Counties who opposes Prop. 85.
, chair of the Republican Party of San Diego County and opponent of Proposition 89.
, founder and co-president of the Children’s Partnership and supporter of Proposition 86.
, district director for Senator
opposes Proposition 86.
, reporter for Capitol News Connection, which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations.
- Sam Popkin , professor of political science at UCSD.
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