Skip to comments.David Harmer in, Del Beccaro out in CD-10 (CA GOP special)
Posted on 06/01/2009 11:35:43 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT
... Republican attorney David Harmer son of former California lieutenant governor and Southern California state legislator John Harmer says hell be a candidate in the 10th Congressional District should Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Alamo, be confirmed to the State Department post to which she is nominated. .... Harmer, of San Ramon, said he believes the districts voters share his commitment to fiscal responsibility. .... And although this will be an uphill battle for him the district has an 18-percentage-point Democratic registration edge Harmer said he already has raised more than $150,000 for this race. Spokesman Michael Caporusso said if this early support is any indication, were well on our way to raising over $1 million for this election.
California Republican Party Vice Chairman Tom Del Beccaro of Lafayette told me this morning he wont be a candidate Its just not the right time for me, he said. ...
(Excerpt) Read more at ibabuzz.com ...
SPECIAL ELECTION LATER THIS SUMMER, COMBINED PRIMARY FIRST. NO DATE YET.
HARMER web site
more on Harmer:
“David Harmer is the author of School Choice (Cato Institute, 1994), a former research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, and one of the architects of California’s 1993 educational choice initiative effort”
his father, John, started an anti-porn org with Ed Meese. John was Lt. Gov of CA under Reagan.
Okay, let’s get this correct...
CA-10 has a Cook’s rating of D+18, the seat was last Republican in 1994 when it was covering certain parts of Contra Costa county...aka Wackosville, and it includes a major government facility with the Livermore Laboratory.
And there’s this David Harmer guy who is running, who seems to be a libertarian republican in a largely blue district against a bunch of left wing yahoos more extreme in thought than Tauscher...
Something tells me that CA-10 is not going to be going anywhere.
He’ll put up a good fight but the democrats will commit some voter fraud which the MSM will conveniently ignore and call any republican who point it out as loons.
I.e. it will be a redux of Barack obama’s victory.
Goody. Another seat the national party under Steele won’t try to win. One wonders why we even bother to run candidates at all anymore.
CA#10 has a Cook PVI rating of D+11
it is a special election. Perhaps you have some expertise on special elections.
Why is Harmer considered libertarian?