Posts Tagged ‘Campaign contributions’

  • Corporate interests win: Salas concedes to Vargas Thursday, July 22, 2010 � by scott

    Mary Salas concedes race to Juan Vargas in California Senate District 40 primary, a win for the insurance industry and other corporate interests that heavily invested in Vargas’s campaign.

  • Mary Salas’s manager: ‘Make sure that every vote is counted’ Tuesday, July 13, 2010 � by scott

    Recounts rarely change the results, but Mary Salas, only a handful of votes behind, gives it a try.

  • Details on the vote recount in the California Senate District 40 Democratic primary Tuesday, July 13, 2010 � by jg

    Riverside Press-Enterprise: The recount will start in Riverside County, with precincts in Indio, Cathedral City and Blythe.

  • Mary Salas says, ‘Let’s count those votes again’ Monday, July 12, 2010 � by scott

    Mary Salas is seeking a recount in the California Senate District 40 Democratic primary which she trails by 12 votes to Juan Vargas, a favorite of state corporate interests.

  • California’s Tort Wars: Election Day by the numbers Friday, June 11, 2010 � by eric

    Tort-war front groups for big oil, insurance and tobacco get walloped on election day.

  • On propositions, big money talked but didn’t win Wednesday, June 9, 2010 � by scott

    Well, here is heartening news — despite spending a combined $62 million, PG&E and Mercury Insurance’s bids to buy their own state initiatives went down in flames at the polls Tuesday.

  • Kelly drops another $2.45 million into his AG campaign Friday, June 4, 2010 � by scott

    With less than a week to go until Tuesday’s primary, Democratic Attorney General candidate Chris Kelly dropped another $2.45 million into his campaign on Wednesday, bringing his total personal outlay to $9.6 million — half again as much as his opponents have spent combined.