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Steyer’s Political “Death Star” versus Novato Locals
Oct29

Steyer’s Political “Death Star” versus Novato Locals

Increasingly, invasive and disruptive special interests seek to achieve a national end by massively interfering in local elections. This outside interference is currently happening to Novato via the present campaign of Novato City Council candidate Josh Fryday. This is a very disturbing turn of events for voters determined to keep local elections local. Due to the distortive and extraordinary financial influence being applied to local...

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Fryday’s Super PAC Pollutes Novato’s City Council Election
Oct26

Fryday’s Super PAC Pollutes Novato’s City Council Election

Josh Fryday is running for a seat on the Novato City Council relying on having attended only one Novato City Council meeting in his entire life and having lived in Novato as an adult less than one year. What makes him think he can pull off such a maneuver based upon such inadequate qualifications? Based upon the quality of his statements at various public forums during the past month, he doesn’t know enough about Novato’s City...

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Showdown at the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club
Oct23

Showdown at the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club

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City Council Race – Candidate Analysis
Oct19

City Council Race – Candidate Analysis

We are four furlongs into the race to fill three open seats on the Novato City Council. Has anyone moved ahead? Has there been a breakaway by some from the peloton of eight candidates? The answer is yes and yes. (Full Disclosure: I have contributed to Pam Drew’s war chest) All candidates are in favor of fiscal sustainability (not necessarily a balanced budget), infrastructure improvements, maintaining safety and a good quality of life...

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Candidate Forums –  What’s that all about?
Oct05

Candidate Forums – What’s that all about?

Candidate forums are the best way for voters to get to know candidates for office. They are not perfect but are better than visual impressions of street signage or relying on who is endorsing a candidate. That said, endorsements also reflect a candidate’s acceptance of an endorsement, and by implication, the political position of the endorser. Candidate forums are presented by several entities, with the general intention that...

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