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Special election Tuesday pits Garamendi v. Harmer in 10th Congressional District race
Plesanton Weekly via Bay City News Service ^ | Uploaded: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 7:58 AM | Dan McMenamin

Posted on 10/29/2009 12:11:57 PM PDT by JSDude1

A special general election next Tuesday for a vacant U.S. Congress seat in the East Bay pits California's Democratic lieutenant governor against a Republican son of a former lieutenant governor.

Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, a Democrat, is facing David Harmer, the son of former state senator and Lt. Gov. John Harmer, in the election for the state's 10th Congressional District

TOPICS: Editorial; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: ca10; ca2009; cd10; conservative; harmer; specialelection
David Harmer is being ignored by the NRCC and desperately needs our help (Why are they funding a losing candidate in upstate NY rather than this possible pickup?-Which would give the Democrats a much bigger black eye)..?

THIS WOULD BE A BIG WIN FOR REPUBLICANS (and yes there was a primary in this Special Election race, unlike NY 23)!

1 posted on 10/29/2009 12:11:58 PM PDT by JSDude1
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2 posted on 10/29/2009 12:12:25 PM PDT by JSDude1 ( (Tea Party Member-Proud), (R- IN 09 2010!))
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Considering how gearymandered (sp?) the districts are drawn in CA no surprise the NRCC is ignoring this race.

3 posted on 10/29/2009 12:15:12 PM PDT by C19fan
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C19fan wrote:
Considering how gearymandered (sp?) the districts are drawn in CA no surprise the NRCC is ignoring this race.
I thought that when I first heard about this race. But the polling is really close. This is a district that usually goes Democrat by 2 to 1, and the poll in late September/early October had the margin in this race in single digits. By “historical turnout models” it was a 7 point race, and weighted by primary turnout, it was at 2 points.

Also, Arnold won this district in 2006. They don’t just go habitually for the “D” candidate.

Check the links below, especially “An Upset in California?” by John Fund in the Wall Street Journal.

If the NRCC would just send a small portion of what they are spending in upstate New York pushing a radical leftist, it could turn this seat over to a conservative Republican.

I support David Harmer for California’s 10th Congressional District (donations). He is a conservative candidate who has been a fellow at the Heritage Foundation and the Cato institute. He is committed to controlling spending, promoting economic growth, and free market solutions to todays problems.

I am also contacting the NRCC to ask why they are supporting Scozzafava in the race in upstate New York, and why they are ignoring David Harmer in this close race in California’s 10th district. Here are the numbers if anyone else wants to call:

Info from the NRCC "contact us" web page:
Contact the NRCC


320 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

General Email:

Phone: 202-479-7000

Also, perhaps those of us who donated to the RNC or RCCC should ask for our money back so we can support the conservative candidates of our choice.

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Candidates I support: Doug Hoffman for Congress, NY 23rd (PayPal), David Harmer for Congress, CA 10th (website for info).

Please, spread the word about these important special elections on November 3, 209: New York’s 23rd congressional district and California’s 10th congressional district.

4 posted on 10/29/2009 12:22:15 PM PDT by cc2k (I have donated to David Harmer, have you? [check my recent reply posts])
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If the Dems lose this safe district, an earthquake is in the offing. Harmer is a good guy but the unions will still get ole John home by hook or by crook.

5 posted on 10/29/2009 1:58:51 PM PDT by phillyfanatic
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