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Late filings show that more real estate developers and others wanting favors from the City of San Diego are dumping money into Propositions A, B and C. Proposition C is the dangerous one: it permits the mayor to name the auditor who will audit the mayor. On May 28, Vulcan Materials gave $10,000 to the Prop C campaign. Vulcan has 230 acres of sand and gravel pits in Mission Valley. Vulcan and Sudberry Properties want to convert the pits into a planned community with more than 4,000 residences. Among others who have just filed, giving money so the fox can guard the henhouse, are utility Sempra Energy, $10,000; New Majority California PAC (political action committee), connected with the Republican Party, $15,000; Lodging Industry PAC, $20,000; Restaurant and Beverage Industry PAC,$20,000, and Liquid Investments, an alcohol distribution company run by Ron Fowler, $10,000. The establishment fat cats wanting the mayor to appoint his own auditor have now given more than $250,000, compared with $30,000 for opponents. This is still more proof that San Diego practices the cashocracy form of government: only money matters.

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Comments

JohnnyVegas May 30, 2008 @ 4:04 p.m.

Prop C is DOA...... and I have a $50 spot to back that claim up against any non believers.

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Don Bauder May 30, 2008 @ 6:34 p.m.

Response to post #1: I hope you are right. It will be a disaster if the mayor can pick his own auditor. Best, Don Bauder

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observer June 13, 2008 @ 6:43 a.m.

historymatters, Interesting to learn that Sanders "fat cats" bought the election though he was outspent 5-1. Unless, of course, Diebold simply counted all the Sanders votes for Francis.

Got it.

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historymatters June 12, 2008 @ 2:43 p.m.

Sanders did not win this election: the Fat cats bought it RED FLAG 1:

Hiring of Deborah Seiler and Micheal Vu from Ohio.

RED FLAG 2

We got rid of the Diebold voting machines but bought Diebold optical scanners which are just as prone to hacking.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0505/S00381....

Deborah Seiler, our registrar of voters was a sales rep for the Diebold company.

From North County Times

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/08/12/pe...

Honest elections create uncertainty in those depending on them for power. To protect Diebold's interest in getting paid and the county's control over elections, look for the board to cut a deal with Diebold whereby the county abandons the touch-screens and buys Diebold's optical scanners at the same price as the more expensive touch-screens."

RED FLAG 3

Then: Ms Seiler transfers us from poll counting to centralized counting system.

http://www.kpbs.org/news/local;id=11911

"All the paper ballots will have to be brought to the Registrar's office to be counted this year, instead of being counted at the polling places. That's because the Registrar hasn't been able to purchase enough tally machines for every precinct."

We havent been able to purchase enough tally machines for every precinct? What? What in the world did we hire you for?

RED FLAG 4:

In December prior to Feb primary precinct scanner chips went missing....

BLOGGED BY John Gideon ON 12/19/2007 3:31PM San Diego's Diebold Election Software 'Lost In Transit'EPROM Chips Fed-Exed from CA Secretary of State Turn Up Missing, Package Arrives Empty, Police InvestigatingUPDATE: SoS Confirms Precinct-Based Scanner Chips Missing, Two shipping tubes sent from the California Secretary of State's office in Sacramento to the San Diego County Election Office arrived without their contents. The tubes left the SOS Office with more than 174 memory chips, or Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EPROM), containing firmware for the county's Diebold/Premier central-count optical scan voting machines. UPDATE: Precinct-based op-scan chips confirmed by the SoS to be missing as well!

RED FLAG 5:

All the issues that would suggest vulnerability problems exist here w/ our system including

  1. Centralized tabulation

  2. Diebold optical scanners

  3. A registrar w/ a "bad attitude" (see SD lawsuit against SoS for new voter recount rules)

  4. Anomolies w/ election results

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