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THE NOONER for October 23, 2014

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Morning from the big Southwest bird on my way to Chicago for a quick 24-hour trip. I'll be brief this morning as it's really hard to type with the amount of my seat space being taken by the person next to me.

POLL POSITION: Amid a dearth of public polling this cycle, PPIC is out today with its statewide survey.

Governor

  • Jerry Brown: 56%
  • Neel Kashkari: 36%
  • Would not vote for governor: 4%
  • Don't know: 8%

Proposition 1 (water bond)

  • Yes: 56%
  • No: 32%
  • Don't know: 12%

Proposition 2 (rainy day fund)

  • Yes: 49%
  • No: 34%
  • Don't know: 14%

Proposition 45 (health care rates)

  • Yes: 39%
  • No: 46%
  • Don't know: 15% 

Proposition 47 (criminal penalties)

  • Yes: 59%
  • No: 29%
  • Don't know: 12%

SPI: The independent campaign for Marshall Tuck pulled in nearly $2 million yesterday, including $1 million from Bill Bloomfield. Over $7.7 miillion has been raised for the effort, which is twice that spent so far by Torlakson and Tuck combined.

CD21 (Kings): Valadao (R-inc) 47%, Renteria 42% (D) [SurveyUSA]

CD31 (San Bernardino): Aguilar (D) 42%, Chabot (R) 38% 

CD52 (San Diego): DeMaio (R) 46%, Peters 45% (D-inc.) [UT San Diego/SurveyUSA]

AD66 (Torrance): Muratsuchi's Republican opponent returns campaign money following complaint [Laurel Rosenhall @ SacBee]

#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Nathan Alonzo and Mariko Yamada!

 

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**CLASSIFIEDS**

  • Capitol Weekly, UC Center and Leadership California Institute present A Post-Mortem of the Election, Nov 6 in Sacramento. Over two dozen participants, including Jim Brulte and Ace Smith.  The day concludes with a Welcome Reception for New Legislators. Click here for info or call 916-444-7665.
  • Please join us for Capitol Network's fall luncheon featuring Diane Boyer-Vine, Legislative Counsel, on Thursday, November 6 from 11:30 am – 1 pm. Ms. Boyer-Vine will be sharing information about the inner workings of the Office of Legislative Counsel, the legislature's official attorney. In addition, Ms. Boyer-Vine will offer insights about her professional career and how she got to her current position. Register HERE: www.eventbrite.com/e/capitol-network-luncheon-featuring-diane-boyer-vine-legislative-counsel-tickets-13192034731

  • The California Hotel & Lodging Association seeks a Communications & Legislative Coordinator to manage the association's legislative and regulatory effort and political action committees, including coordination with lobbying firm, outside accounting firm and staff accounting.  Skilled communication and writing skills are required to direct and manage member communications, including a printed magazine, an electronic newsletter and member/industry alerts, and updating the web site. Email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to michelle@calodging.com

  • The San Diego County Water Authority is seeking applications for Assistant Management Analyst in the Government Relations Program.  This position is based in Sacramento and features a competitive salary ($30.59-41.14/hr) and fantastic benefits. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills, is highly organized, is able to work independently, and is able to prioritize and manage multiple assignments on deadline with a "can-do" attitude.  The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong interest in promoting the goals of the Water Authority and the Government Relations Program. For further details and to apply, please visit: 

TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
Despite Upcoming Election, Jerry Brown Heads East For Yale Law Reunion
latimes.com
With less than two weeks to go before the Nov. 4 election, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is putting his reelection campaign on hiatus for a few days to attend his 50th class reunion at Yale Law School.

Mayor Lee ends his silence, comes out for Chiu in Assemnly race
sfgate.com
Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday threw his weight behind Supervisor David Chiu in the race to represent San Francisco in the state Assembly, one day after his opponent, Supervisor David Campos, was touting the endorsement of California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton.

At Youth Boxing Class, Kashkari Jabs Brown On Education
latimes.com
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari took a break from throwing political jabs to throw some real jabs at a Sacramento boxing gym Wednesday afternoon.

California State Engineers To Receive Furlough Back Pay From Jerry Brown | The Sacramento Bee
sacbee.com
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Two Races, One Theme In Orange County | Kqed News
ww2.kqed.org
A running tally of absentee ballots at the campaign headquarters of Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk Silva.

Navajo Presidential Candidate Removed From Ballot Over Language Issue
latimes.com
The Navajo Nation’s top court on Wednesday tossed one of the presidential candidates off of the ballot, ruling in a case that touched a raw cultural nerve.

Less-funded Controller's Race Is Where The Real Money Is
latimes.com
Who could have imagined? The California controller contest is more intriguing than the slow-motion race for governor.

Sacramento Crude Oil Transfers Halted By Lawsuit | The Sacramento Bee
Tony Bizjak and Curtis Tate @
sacbee.com
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Oakland’s ‘outsiders’ Team Up To Defeat Insiders - Politics Blog
blog.sfgate.com
Three candidates running for mayor of Oakland who call themselves outsiders are asking voters to list them on their ballot and shun the three insiders favored to win the race. In a joint announceme...

UC Leaders Consider Limiting Out-of-state Enrollment
latimes.com
The University of California is beginning to have second thoughts about its highly successful effort to bring more out-of-state students onto its campuses.

| The Sacramento Bee
sacbee.com
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Art Ed Advocates Put Candidates On The Spot :: Si&a Cabinet Report :: The Essential Resource For Superintendents And The Cabinet
cabinetreport.com
Of the 321 contenders – all invited to participate in the California Alliance for Arts Education’s Candidate Survey Project – 101 responded, including the two men seeking the state’s top education post.

Videos Offer Help In Sorting Through State Ballot Measures
latimes.com
Confused by the conflicting TV ads and political mail concerning the state measures on the Nov. 4 ballot? Can't face reading through the arguments in the official election booklet?

Poll: Voters Back California Water Bond, Reduced Criminal Sentences | Utsandiego.com
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Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise pain, suffering caps
latimes.com
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader blasted his onetime ally California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for failing to back a November ballot proposition that would raise the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits.

Brown Throws Support Behind Strong-mayor Systems | The Sacramento Bee
Ryan Lillis @
sacbee.com
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Prop. 46 Battle Pits Doctors, Lawyers Overshadowing Los Gatos Family Tragedy
Samantha Clark, Santa Cruz Sentinel, @
mercurynews.com
His father rushed him to a nearby clinic and then to a hospital in Modesto where doctors performed an emergency appendectomy. Adam's mother, Sarah Hitchcock-Glover, raced from their home in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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New Anti-prop. 45 Tv Ad Misleads Viewers
Tracy Seipel @
mercurynews.com
The No on 45 campaign recently released a 30-second television ad, now running in major media markets.