April 18, 2008

Political Notes:

San Diego Mayoral/City Council/City Attorney Forum

Candidates for City of San Diego Mayor, City Attorney and City Council District 3 will answer questions from the public at candidates’ forums at the Organ Pavilion at the EarthFair in Balboa Park on Sunday, April 20th.

SCHEDULE: 10:50am Open-ing Remarks & Presentation of Earth Day Proclamation by Mayor Jerry Sanders and Council member Donna Frye.

11am - noon District 3 City Council (Balboa Park, Hill-crest). Candidates: Whitburn, Hartley, Gloria, Broadway

Noon - 1 pm Mayoral candidates. Candidates: Sanders, Francis, Morrow

3:30-5pm City Attorney candidates. Candidates: Aguirre, Goldsmith, Lepine, Maien-schein, Peters

Each candidate will make opening remarks to address the question: “If elected, what will you do to make sure that San Diego is on the next list of America’s greenest cities.”

Then questions will be taken from the audience submitted in writing.

The Earth Day VOTE EARTH Candidate’s Forum is hosted by The Network of Spiritual Progressives San Diego Chapter, the San Diego Sierra Club Political Committee, and San Diego EarthWorks.

Chula Vista Candidates Forum: City Council and County School Board

Southwest Chula Vista Civic Association will be hosting a candidates forum on Monday, April 28, 2008 at 6:45 pm at the MAAC Charter School, 1385 Third Ave. (between Palomar and Quintard). Come find out where the candidates stand on southwestern issues!


Multi-Party Debate/Open Forum for the Candidates

51st Congressional and 78th & 79th State Assembly Districts

This is a free and open to the public event April 26, 2008 from 11:00am – 5:00pm at the Chula Vista Library Auditorium, 365 “F” Street, Chula Vista, CA 91910. This is an opportunity to get to know the candidates and during the open forum, the audience has a chance to engage the candidates on issues not addressed during the debate.

  Each of the major political parties; Democrat, Green, Libertarian and Republican, will be represented in a panel format with a neutral moderator. During the Congressional portion of the debate, each member of the panel will be able to present 10-12 questions from three topics; domestic, economic and foreign policy. This is a chance for the public to not only hear what their prospective representatives have to say on these issues, but to participate after the panel discussion directing their questions to the candidates. Current guest speakers include; Jim More, Registered Investment Advisor and Trace Mayer, J.D. speaking on the “Crisis in the U.S. Economy and Craig Combs, Esq. speaking on “The Constitution and what it means to be a Ron Paul supporter.”

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