Tag Archives: Scott Peters

DeMaio Concedes

No recount. And that’s that. (Except that Teabagistan will forever cite the sexual harassment scandals.)

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AP Calls It: DeMaio Has Lost

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SAN DIEGO: Rep. Scott Peters Takes Vote Count Lead Over Homocon Carl DeMaio

Via NBC San Diego: An updated tally puts U.S. Rep. Scott Peters ahead of challenger Carl DeMaio by 861 votes in the tight race for the 52nd Congressional District. A final, certified winner will not be announced until Monday. After Election Night Tuesday, candidate Carl DeMaio led by fewer than a 1,000 votes, but both said they were optimistic about ...

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Carl DeMaio: Race Was Exhausting, So What’s A Few More Days Of Counting?

Scandal-plagued homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio held a press conference this morning where he declined to declared victory on his 752-vote lead. As about 180,000 provisional, absentee, and mail-in ballots remain to be counted statewide, DeMaio said, “It’s been a really exhausting campaign, what’s a few more days?” Despite no winner having been declared, multiple right wing sites are ...

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Still No Winner In DeMaio/Peters Race

Via NBC San Diego: Marked by attack ads, sexual harassment allegations and a campaign headquarters break-in scandal, one of the nation’s most contentious and closely watched races comes to an end as 52nd Congressional District residents cast their ballots for Democrat incumbent Congressman Scott Peters or Republican challenger Carl DeMaio. With 100 percent of local precincts reporting, DeMaio has a ...

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Retweeted By Carl DeMaio

DeMaio has been blocking some writers and reporters on Twitter, but this one he likes.

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Tweet Of The Day

(Via Scott Wooledge)

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Carl DeMaio Burns Inside

From the California GOP, which notes that DeMaio has won the endorsement of the San Diego U-T, whose owner was a major backer of Prop 8.

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Headline Of The Day

The scandals never stop for homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio: On Thursday, July 10, Harper said, he returned to DeMaio’s Miramar campaign office in the afternoon following a day of walking neighborhoods and knocking on doors for the campaign. He said there had been a news conference at the headquarters, so DeMaio and other staffers were still in the ...

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New From Rep. Scott Peters

Here’s the latest campaign ad from Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), who has been endorsed by NOM because the only thing worse than another pro-LGBT Democrat would be gay Republican Carl DeMaio. Despite an avalanche of DeMaio scandals, the race remains locked in a dead heat.

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Brian Brown Robocalls In San Diego: Carl DeMaio Could Do Damage For Decades!

Via JMG reader Patrick, here’s the call he got this weekend from Brian Brown, who urges San Diego voters not to vote for homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio. “Consider voting for Democrat Scott Peters. Peters is wrong on the issues but at least we can defeat him in two years. If DeMaio is elected, he may hold office and ...

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Yet Another Carl DeMaio Scandal

Another day, another scandal for homocon US House candidate Carl DeMaio, whose campaign is now being accused of secretly authoring a UT San Diego editorial that slammed his opponent, Democratic Rep. Scott Peters. Controversial and highly disputed emails provided to NBC 7 Investigates include statements from Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio where he appears to be bragging about his campaign writing ...

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SAN DIEGO: New Poll Shows Carl DeMaio And Rep. Scott Peters In Dead Heat

Via the San Diego Fox affliliate: The race for a San Diego-area congressional seat held by Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, is a dead heat, according to results of a poll released Tuesday. The survey conducted on behalf of 10News and U-T San Diego found former Councilman Carl DeMaio — a Republican — with a 46-45 lead over the incumbent ...

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No Charges In DeMaio Office Break-In

Via the San Diego U-T: District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced today that there was not enough evidence for her to file criminal charges in the May burglary of Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s campaign office. Dumanis also said in a statement that her office would not pursue sexual misconduct charges against DeMaio — allegations that DeMaio has said come from the ...

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NPR: Gays Don’t Like Carl DeMaio

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CNN On Carl DeMaio Scandal

Last night CNN ran an extensive look into the sexual harassment scandal that is rocking the US House campaign of San Diego homocon Carl DeMaio. Talking Points Memo recaps CNN’s report: Republican Congressional Candidate Carl DeMaio, running in California’s 52nd Congressional District, allegedly once asked a campaign staffer to come into his office and when the staffer did DeMaio, whose ...

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New From Rep. Scott Peters

Another attack on Carl DeMaio.

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CALIFORNIA: Anti-Gay Activists Call For “Tactical Vote” Against Carl DeMaio

Anti-gay groups hate Democrats, but if there’s anything they hate even more, it’s gay Republicans.  Therefore a coalition of anti-gay activists today issued a joint letter calling for a “tactical vote” against homocon House candidate Carl DeMaio and a vote for the incumbent Democrat, Rep. Scott Peters. Christian conservatives face a moral dilemma in a key San Diego election race. ...

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Homocon Carl DeMaio Hit With Allegations Of Sexual Harassment And Bribery

The US House campaign of San Diego homocon Carl DeMaio was rocked yesterday after a former staffer accused him of sexual harassment and bribery. Via Politico: At a news conference at his campaign headquarters, DeMaio called the allegations “absolutely untrue” and a “complete lie.” He added that authorities had questioned him and his campaign staff about the harassment claims, concluded ...

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Homocon Carl DeMaio: I Am A Proud Gay American, Not A Tea Party Extremist

Not only that, he’s an ORPHAN. The Voice Of San Diego reacts: DeMaio released an ad this week in his congressional race that cements a shift that played out far longer than the others, but one that’s no less dramatic and a lot more personal. DeMaio looks straight into the camera for most of the ad, and leads off by ...

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