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Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

Moving Oxnard Forward Files 5 Oxnard Voter Initiatives

By George Miller Aaron Starr of moving Oxnard Forward (MOF), which won the utility rate rollback initiative and subsequent city lawsuit attacking it (now in appeal), filed a blizzard of 5 new ballot initiatives with the Oxnard City Clerk on Thursday, April 18, 2019. They cover diverse topics such as: term limits, open/transparent meetings and […]

Election 2018: The Mysterious Judiciary

Election 2018: The Mysterious Judiciary

By George Miller I thought I knew about our election candidates, at least until my ballot just came in the mail with all of these totally unknown (to me) judicial candidates:   Carol Corrigan- Associate  Justice Supreme Court Leondra Kruger- Associate  Justice Supreme Court Victoria Chaney- Associate Justice, Court of Appeal, 2nd Apel. Dist., Div […]

California’s Election System Gets an “F” in Computer Science

California’s Election System Gets an “F” in Computer Science

SANTA CLARITA, CA.  Election Integrity Project California, Inc. (EIPCa), a citizen funded nonpartisan election oversight group, today released a statement concerning the September 7 news that 23,000 Californians suffered mistakes in their voter registrations due to technical problems at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Under the state’s New Motor Voter Program, the DMV procures […]

How does that Oxnard recall ballot work anyway?

How does that Oxnard recall ballot work anyway?

By Ed Castillo I asked the following questions  of Oxnard City Clerk Michelle Ascencion about the May 1 special recall election: How does the 50% plus one vote work for the recall election? Is it: A) 50% plus one of the entire voters who casted a vote‎ in the election? Or  B) 50% plus one […]

Bruce Boyer campaign for Ventura County Sheriff

Bruce Boyer campaign for Ventura County Sheriff

    By Bruce Boyer Bruce Boyer, candidate for Ventura County Sheriff for the June 5th election; as represented by attorney Joel Farkas has a hearing scheduled for April 18th Dept 41, VC Superior Court, on his request for a writ of mandate that he, as he is a fully filed candidate, be placed on […]

Lawsuit: 100,000 noncitizens registered to vote in Pennsylvania

Lawsuit: 100,000 noncitizens registered to vote in Pennsylvania

More than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone, according to testimony submitted Monday in a lawsuit demanding the state come clean about the extent of its problems. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has identified similar noncitizen voting problems in studies of Virginia and New Jersey, said Pennsylvania officials have admitted noncitizens […]

Getting Repeal of 12 Cent Gas Tax and Added Fees on Ballot Just Start of Fight

Getting Repeal of 12 Cent Gas Tax and Added Fees on Ballot Just Start of Fight

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views The attempt to repeal the 12 cent gas tax that started on November 1, 2017 and the associated vehicle fee increases appears to be on track to make the ballot.  Sadly the 72 cent gas tax, promoted, supported and passed due to the support of Chad […]

Two Gas Tax Repeal Efforts Compete To Make California’s 2018 Ballot

Two Gas Tax Repeal Efforts Compete To Make California’s 2018 Ballot

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Great news for taxpayers.  There are two initiatives that are circulating to end the 12 a gallon gas tax promoted by the Democrats and one Republican, Sen. Cannella.  What are the differences? “One is backed by Orange County state Asm. Travis Allen, a Republican candidate for governor. […]

Lawsuit alleges state is trying to sabotage initiative to repeal gas tax increase in California

Lawsuit alleges state is trying to sabotage initiative to repeal gas tax increase in California

By Patrick McGreevy The state attorney general allegedly drafted a misleading title and summary for an initiative that would repeal increases to California’s gas tax, and the wording should be changed, according to a lawsuit filed Friday by supporters of the proposed ballot measure. The lawsuit alleges the title and summary drafted by the office of […]

AB 890: ENDS Local Citizen Ballot Measures

AB 890: ENDS Local Citizen Ballot Measures

. . By Stephen Frank This may be the worst piece of legislation for the rights of self government, ever.  This is what the bill does: “In the name of environmental protection, this measure could bring to a halt most citizens’ initiative efforts at the local level. How do they engineer this audacious power grab? […]

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