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Election 2014

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Roundtable Looks At Power And Weather, One Paseo, La Mesa Politics

Sept. 19
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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The recent heat wave was no joke, but no rolling brown-outs resulted. Some SDG&E customers aren't finding the proposed rate structure funny, either. Carmel Valley votes down One Paseo. Longtime La Mesa Mayor Art Madrid wants a seventh term.

Peters, DeMaio In Dead Heat In Latest Poll

Sept. 17
10News
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The two candidates in one of the most hotly contested November congressional races in the nation are virtually tied, according the latest poll released Tuesday by KGTV and U-T San Diego.

Prop H: Escondido Golf Course Dispute To Be Decided By Voters

Sept. 10
Midday Edition
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Escondido voters will decide the fate of the Escondido Country Club property when they head to the polls in November.

Peters Vs. DeMaio: Where Things Stand In The Money Race

Sept. 10
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Pundits predicted the San Diego County congressional race between Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican Carl DeMaio would be expensive. They were right. Both candidates are over the $2 million mark.

Lopsided Battle Over Proposition 45

Sept. 8
By Kenny Goldberg
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The fight over Proposition 45, a ballot initiative that would give the state authority to regulate health insurance rates, is shaping up to be a one-sided affair.

A Battle For Voters' Signatures To Overturn San Diego's Minimum Wage Hike

Aug. 27
By Claire Trageser
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Opponents of San Diego's minimum wage increase have three weeks left to collect nearly 34,000 signatures from voters to force the issue on to a ballot. Otherwise, the minimum wage will rise to $9.75 an hour on Jan. 1.

Roundtable Analyzes Debates, Fracking, Testing Violations In Chula Vista Schools

Sept. 5
Midday Edition
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The Brown-Kashkari debate gave off some heat, but did it enlighten voters? Carol Kim and Chris Cate both want the same City Council seat. The Bureau of Land Management uses an incomplete and flawed study to OK fracking in California. Chula Vista Elementary ignores state law when it tests students.

Gay GOP Luminaries Fuel DeMaio Fundraising Vehicle

Sept. 5
By Joe Yerardi
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While Republican Carl DeMaio trails Rep. Scott Peters in fundraising from PACs, he’s raised lots of money by partnering in joint fundraising committees, which are being funded by big names in the GOP gay rights movement.

California Governor Candidates Square Off In Lively Debate

Sept. 4
JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press
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Gov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race.

San Diego City Council District 6 Candidates Agree On Many Issues, Differ In Experience

Sept. 4
By Tarryn Mento
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In addition to talking hot-button issues ranging from medical marijuana to infrastructure, Republican Chris Cate and Democrat Carol Kim each told a packed auditorium at Mira Mesa High School that their careers make them the best fit for the gig.

Governor's Debate: Kashkari Gets His One Shot At Brown

Sept. 4
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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Republican Neel Kashkari gets his one chance to debate Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday evening.

U.S. Chamber Endorses Scott Peters In San Diego's 52nd Congressional Race

Sept. 3
By Claire Trageser
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The U.S. Chamber has endorsed more than 260 candidates in the 2014 election cycle. Only four are Democrats and one of them is Scott Peters, running against Republican Carl DeMaio.

District 6 Candidates To Discuss Public Safety, Infrastructure At Mira Mesa Forum

Sept. 2
By Tarryn Mento
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Republican Chris Cate and Democrat Carol Kim will answer questions on public safety and other key issues facing San Diego City Council District 6, which includes the communities of Rancho Penasquitos, Mira Mesa, Miramar, Clairemont and Kearny Mesa.

San Diego County Supes Accept Gifts And Thanks, Despite Rules To Prevent It

Sept. 2
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Organizations that receive grants through San Diego County's Neighborhood Reinvestment Program sometimes give county supervisors gifts and recognition. And some supervisors accept these gratuities, despite rules set up to avoid the appearance of influence buying.

San Diego County Special Elections Could Become Vote-By-Mail Only

Sept. 2
By Claire Trageser
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Under a California bill, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters could hold special elections by mail, sending every registered voter a ballot with a return stamp already on it.

PACs Back Incumbents; Just Ask Rep. Scott Peters

Aug. 28
By Joe Yerardi
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Two years ago, when Democrat Scott Peters successfully challenged Republican Rep. Brian Bilbray in the 52nd Congressional District, most of the PAC money went to Bilbray. This year, Peters is getting money from 100 PACs that gave to his opponent in 2012.

South County School Corruption Case Inspires Campaign Law

Aug. 26
By Matthew Bowler

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez said the corruption scandal in the Sweetwater Union High School District inspired her to write a new law that would forbid public school administrators from raising money for school-board candidates.

Federal Judge Nixes Most Of Mexican Businessman's Requests

Aug. 25
By Tarryn Mento
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In the latest development regarding a Mexican billionaire’s alleged funding of U.S. campaigns, a federal judge Monday denied most of the defense's requests for discovery.

Why Three North County Cities Canceled Their Elections

Aug. 21
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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What happens if a city holds an election and only one person runs? If those cities are San Marcos, Del Mar and Solana Beach, there is no election.

Escondido Councilwoman Now Supports Initiative To Develop Golf Course

Aug. 21
By Jill Replogle
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Escondido City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Olga Diaz says she's supporting a developer's initiative to put homes on a former golf course. Nearby residents want it to remain open space.

Feds Allege Mexican Billionaire Has Long History Of Criminal Activity

Aug. 20
By Tarryn Mento
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Federal prosecutors say a Mexican billionaire at the center of a campaign finance scandal in San Diego has a long history of criminal activity.

November Ballot Set: No School Bond, Lawmaker Suspension Measures

Aug. 20
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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Legislative proposals to add a school bond and constitutional amendment allowing lawmakers to be suspended without pay to California’s November ballot have stalled.

Gov. Jerry Brown Agrees To Debate GOP Rival

Aug. 19
Associated Press
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The Democratic governor has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, before the November election.

Brown Sends $7.5 Billion Water Plan To Ballot

Aug. 14
Midday Edition
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The governor and lawmakers were driven to action by the state's historic drought, which has forced farmers to fallow their fields and cities to implement fines and rationing.

California Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Revamped Water Bond

Aug. 13
Fenit Nirappil, Associated Press
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The proposal that emerged after hours of negotiations between Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders from both parties totaled $7.5 billion, with $2.7 billion dedicated to storage.

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