September 20, 2002

Political Notes

Hispanic Team Leader Forum

The Republican National Committee for a Hispanic Team Leader Forum will hosting The Honorable Ruben Barrales, Chairman Marc Racicot, RNC, Cindy Simon, and Special Guests Wednesday, September 25, 2002 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at the Manchester Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, One Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101. Please RSVP For Your FREE TICKET by Calling 1-877-459-3601 by September 24, 2002.

Bustamante & Torres Highlight North County Democratic Unity 2002 Dinner

Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante and California Democratic Party Chair Art Torres will be featured speakers at the North County Democratic Unity 2002 gala dinner to be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.

The dinner is scheduled for 7 pm, with a VIP reception with Bustamante and Torres preceding, at 6 pm. North County Democratic candidates for Congress, State Senate and Assembly will be showcased, and proceeds from the event will benefit their campaigns.

Tickets for the VIP Reception and Dinner are $150/person; for the dinner only, $75/person, and can be purchased by calling 760/436-6348, or e-mail nclatinodemocrat@aol.com.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Explores A Write-in Campaign

Movie superstar and Republican activist Arnold Schwarzenegger is examining his prospects as a write-in candidate for Governor of California in the November election.

Schwarzenegger was reported to be interested in running against Davis last year. Schwarzenegger associates are known to believe that Davis is very vulnerable aand that Simon is a leaky vessel in which to invest Republican hopes. A Schwarzenegger write-in candidacy would be challenging but hardly impossible. He would merely need to file a statement of candidacy accompanied by 100 signatures by October 22. Then he could launch an advertising campaign, both about the merits of his candidacy and the mechanics of writing in his name.


Oceanside’s Propostion M

Over 17,000 Oceanside voters placed the “El Corázon Dedicated Parkland” initiative on the ballot, now Propostion M, to be voted upon in Oceaside on November 5th.

Vote YES to Save El Corázon as dedicated public Parkland. Oceanside is nearing build out and there is little land left for future parks. El Corázon is the last large centrally located piece of city owned property available for a park.

For addition information about this initiative go to: http://www.cheapfix.com/saveourparkland.html.

La Mesa: Prop 47

Proposition 47, on the November ballot, will authorize a $13.05 billion bond to repair and upgrade existing classrooms, build new schools and make safety improvements to elementary, middle and high schools as well as community colleges and universities.

Because it is not a tax increase, Prop. 47 requires only a simple majority to pass. For more information go to: www.yesprop47.com.

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly

The Republican National Hispanic Assembly will be hosting their monthly luncheon at Bob’s on the Bay, 570 Marina Parkway, Chula Visat, CA, Friday, September 20th at 12 noon. Guest Speaker will Shirley Horton, Candidate 78th Assembly District. RSVP Sylvia Rios at 619-920-4956 or email Sylvia4loans@aol.com.

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