Category Archives: California Democratic Primary

Democratic Primary Delegates are 40% Super Tuesday, and Only 4.3% February and 1.1% Iowa!

Democratic Primary Delegates are 40% Super Tuesday, and only 4.3% February and 1.1% Iowa! Clearly, this is an appeal for the multitude of Democratic candidates to pay most of their attention to the 46 states that aren’t in the February … Continue reading

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In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened

In the Age of Trump-McConnell, We Have All Been Lessened In any other Senate, nobody would have allowed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to withhold a Supreme Court Nomination for 9 or 11 months.  With the open appointment, this made it … Continue reading

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Background on Voting in the California 48th

Background on Voting in the California 48th So far in the California Primary in the 48th Congressional Disttrict, 109,343 votes have been counted. Of these, 50,266 voted for Democratic candidates. That is 46%. Voters for Republicans were 58,080, or 53%. … Continue reading

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Live Action Report of PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District

PAC Spending for the CA 48th Congressional District First, my motivational messages for why Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is no longer representative of the 48th California District.  We start with the rising sea level and its projected damage to Newport … Continue reading

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What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot

What a Fine Predicament This Is: CA 48th and the Top Two Ballot I spent a lot of time and posts analyzing the 2016 Presidential race, partly for its bizarro arithmetic. I once pointed out that the effect of the … Continue reading

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On the West Coast, We Need an Earthquake Early Warning System

On the West Coast, We Need an Earthquake Early Warning System In Denying Us an Earthquake Early Warning System, President Trump is Not Providing for the Common Defense or General Welfare. The inaugural presidential oath is to uphold the constitution … Continue reading

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California Should Celebrate Its National Election Contributions

California Should Celebrate Its National Election Contributions I and others complain that California, whose polls close at the latest hours, and which is far from a swing state, and has one of the last primaries, appears to be far from … Continue reading

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Displacement in the Democratic District Delegate Splits

Displacement in the Democratic District Delegate Splits In a delegate distribution based on congressional districts, where there often is just a two way split, there has to be some misrepresentations when a few delegates are split to match a continuous … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Becomes First Woman Presidential Candidate

Hillary Clinton First Woman Presidential Candidate of a Major Party There are many laudatory titles that could have been chosen here. Here’s another. Former First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has convincingly achieved the Democratic nomination for … Continue reading

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Sanders’ Dream

Sanders’ Dream With the AP count that Clinton now has just the right number of delegates to win the nomination, or 2383. She must have gained the needed 28 superdelegates to add to her 548 to get 576 delegates. That … Continue reading

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