ELECTION '12//SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL DIST 2 | As early as last July, there were rumors the campaign for San Leandro’s District 2 seat would get vicious. Candidate Dan Dillman faces the possibility of incarceration next year for obstruction of justice against two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies. San Leandro school board trustee Morgan Mack-Rose heard … Continue reading Mack-Rose Called Reed Offering For A Clean Campaign Before Going Negative
Stephen CassidyELECTION '12//SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | Mayor Stephen Cassidy of San Leandro donated money to political allies in all three open seats on the City Council up for re-election including Morgan Mack-Rose for District 2, Chris Crow for District 4 and Hermy Almonte for District 6.Cassidy gave $500 from his 2010 election committee to … Continue reading San Leandro Mayor Cassidy Aids Challengers In Effort To Stack The City Council
ELECTION ‘12//TEXT MESSAGING | Calling out your opponent for receiving help during candidate’s forums via text messages--it’s the campaign bombshell sweeping the nation! Well, at least, in our little corner of the East Bay. On at least four notable occasions this election season, local candidates have lobbed the specious, often times suspect, allegation against opponents … Continue reading My Opponent Is Getting Help From Text Messages During Our Debate! OMG!
ELECTION '12//SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL//ANALYSIS | Nearly two years to the day members of Stephen Cassidy’s political team were caught distributing campaign literature at San Leandro school events, one of his preferred candidates for the city council is attempting to the navigate the grey area between violating election law and shrewd politicking this year.Cassidy takes … Continue reading Cassidy’s Minions Test The Limits Of Campaign Fair Play
ELECTION '12//SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL DIST 2 | San Leandro City Council candidate Morgan Mack-Rose accused her opponent Councilwoman Ursula Reed of misusing taxpayers’ dollars by pursuing a proposal earlier this year to purchase iPads for the council’s use. Mack-Rose also faulted Reed for accepting one of the city-issued iPads, but the incumbent Reed vehemently denied the assertion. … Continue reading iPadGate: Mack-Rose Says Reed Uses City-Bought iPad; But It’s Not True