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Kamala Harris Declares Victory In CA Attorney General Race
SF Appeal ^ | November 3, 2010 | Ari Burack, Bay City News

Posted on 11/03/2010 3:06:53 PM PDT by americanophile

A late overnight surge in votes that carried San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris into the lead in the race for state attorney general has her campaign declaring victory today.

With 100 percent of precincts reporting as of 12:39 p.m., Harris, a Democrat, led Republican Steve Cooley, the Los Angeles district attorney, 45.9 percent to 45.7 percent, according to the California Secretary of State's Office.

Harris had trailed Cooley until the early morning hours.

"In spite of Steve Cooley's Dewey-esque declaration of victory" late Tuesday night, a statement from Harris' campaign said, "San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris will be the next attorney general of the state of California."

Harris has so far received 3,292,836 votes, and Cooley 3,277,998 votes.

Elections officials must still tally provisional and absentee ballots, so the results are not final.

However, Harris' campaign asserted that "uncounted ballots will only bolster" Harris' lead.

A spokesman for the Cooley campaign did not immediately return a call for comment.

Ari Burack, Bay City News

(Excerpt) Read more at sfappeal.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: ca2010; california; cooley; kamalaharris; stevecooley
The leftist victory is apparently complete in California. They've elected the San Francisco DA to the top cop position; a woman who has zero support from law enforcement (no organizations) and wouldn't prosecute cop killers as DA. Imagine electing her over LA's DA Steve Cooley, what a complete joke this is...
1 posted on 11/03/2010 3:06:59 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: americanophile

This could end up being the most damaging win for the dems in CA.


2 posted on 11/03/2010 3:08:51 PM PDT by MrShoop
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To: americanophile

3 posted on 11/03/2010 3:09:04 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: americanophile

Smells like that familiar scent of rat voter fraud....


4 posted on 11/03/2010 3:11:10 PM PDT by demkicker (Helping Democrats Become Extinct)
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To: americanophile

Sometimes the only way to teach a needed lesson is to let the student do everything wrong, and suffer the full consequences.


5 posted on 11/03/2010 3:12:40 PM PDT by sourcery (Don't call them "liberals" or "progressives." The honest label is extreme anti-Constitutionalists!)
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To: demkicker

“A late overnight surge in votes..?”

Sounds like the fix came in just in time. So who’s the top cop who’s gonna investigate this suspicious turn of events?


6 posted on 11/03/2010 3:13:22 PM PDT by Tigerized (pursuingliberty.com)
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To: MrShoop

Yep, especially since ballot measure descriptions are written by the AG. The ones that many voters use to make their minds up as to how to vote.

JB was guilty of weasel wording ballot measure descriptions some time ago and especially Prop 8.

Vermin.


7 posted on 11/03/2010 3:14:08 PM PDT by SZonian (July 27, 2010. Life begins anew.)
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To: americanophile

I was right to pull chocks and leave that state eight years ago.

Sad to see what my native state has become.


8 posted on 11/03/2010 3:14:23 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (When life gives you lemons, throw them back and demand chocolate.)
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To: americanophile

California, when you come to the rest of us for a bailout—and you will—that sound you hear will me be laughing, then telling you “Not only no, but **** no!”


9 posted on 11/03/2010 3:14:32 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 ( Mm, your tears are so yummy and sweet!Oh, the tears of unfathomable sadness! Mm-yummy! --E. Cartman)
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To: demkicker

Wonder how many illegals put her in??? An in-depth check of the votes cast would be in order. Smells like Nevada and Colorado!


10 posted on 11/03/2010 3:16:16 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (REPEAL DEATHCARE)
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To: americanophile

Here’s an utter loser of a person. The name alone screams “pretentious liberal bimbo.” All she does is bash business. The real criminals will have free reign.


11 posted on 11/03/2010 3:20:10 PM PDT by MissesBush (Stay angry--right through November)
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To: americanophile

“The leftist victory is apparently complete in California.”

In California there are approximately 80 seats in state assembly, 40 seats in state senate, and about 53 U.S. congressional districts. I can’t find one district where the incumbent was not re-elected. Even a dead woman was re-elected. Apparently the democrats swept all of the state constitutionally elected offices as well.

Add to this mess the fact that Prop. 25 passed. Proposition 25 allows the rats to pass the state budget with a simple majority. This is mind numbing.


12 posted on 11/03/2010 3:20:54 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: forgotten man

Train wreck up ahead Ca. -—it’s inevitable. Dems will bear the full blame-—deservedly so!


13 posted on 11/03/2010 3:23:02 PM PDT by tflabo
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To: americanophile

Good grief. All of California will be a sanctuary State. Prosecutions of illegal immigrants with records will be down.


14 posted on 11/03/2010 3:24:15 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: forgotten man

The Leftists continue to tax business and increase government at all levels. Unions own the public sector and they, in turn, support WITH UNION DUES politicians that continue to support far-Left policies.

It’s the ultimate game, the people in power use public money to keep themselves in power while taxing “eeeevil” private sector industries to keep themselves paid over-market salaries, benefits and eternal pensions.

Illegals get preferential treatment over citizens.

Jerry Brown will steer left and the state will go BK, my prediction.


15 posted on 11/03/2010 3:26:05 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: americanophile

Let Kalifornia “wither on the vine”.


16 posted on 11/03/2010 3:27:15 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: americanophile

With this environmental Nazi in office, businesses are going to be fleeing the state. The left will be pounded into the ground. Thanks Union thugs. /s


17 posted on 11/03/2010 3:28:08 PM PDT by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: wac3rd

“Jerry Brown will steer left and the state will go BK, my prediction.”

Is it legal for a state to bankrupt? If so, the sooner California goes BK the better. California does not owe any money to me. Screw the public employees. They have been screwing the rest of us for years.


18 posted on 11/03/2010 3:32:13 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: 23 Everest

Should read: The ones left will be pounded into the ground. Thanks, Public Employee & Service Employee International Unions! Bastards, all of you.


19 posted on 11/03/2010 3:35:10 PM PDT by 23 Everest (A gun in hand is better than a cop on the phone.)
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To: americanophile
California is over... the rest of us will NOT bail you out... I don't even care any longer. All of you Conservatives get out before laraza starts killing you all. It is over... moon beam ensures that total financial collapse is imminent. What a beautiful state engulfed in evil... it breaks my heart... but that is the reality.

LLS

20 posted on 11/03/2010 3:42:36 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: americanophile

Anybody ever see the weird, post-apocalyptic indie movie “Masked and Anonymous”? It depicted Kalifornia as a lawless third-world hellhole.

It had a lineup of great actors but an abominable script. It deservedly sank out of sight but I’ll always remember its ambience.


21 posted on 11/03/2010 3:45:34 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: LibLieSlayer

“California is over... the rest of us will NOT bail you out” Um, you will not have any say int he matter. The federal oligarchy will abil out leftafornia because it is ‘too big a piece of the American economy to fail’. We The People are no longer the sovereigns of this nation. We no longer live in an actula Republic. But we are allowed the sham of elections ... for the time being. Harry Reid’s criminal reelection should tell you what is really going on in Amerika.


22 posted on 11/03/2010 3:49:52 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: americanophile
Too bad Mel Cooley lost. He should have run with Morrie Amsterdam and Rose Marie.
23 posted on 11/03/2010 3:51:21 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: MHGinTN

I will not donate a cent... I plan on closing my business and going galt next year.

LLS


24 posted on 11/03/2010 4:01:24 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: forgotten man
If they go bankrupt can we dissolve their statehood like the old General Motors was dissolved and a new company was formed? Make them a territory, take away their representatives to the US House and Senate, and make them reapply to become a state again preferably not until several years go by so they have an opportunity to learn from their mistakes first.
25 posted on 11/03/2010 4:02:26 PM PDT by untrained skeptic
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To: LibLieSlayer

If you can do it, get out of there a.s.a.p. The state is on the verge of chaos and Moonbeam hasn’t a clue other than to appease the militant laRaza scum and borrow more for the fantasy green future. Leave NOW, before the commie leftafornia government takes all you have to cover their hind ends. And they will do it, selectively of course.


26 posted on 11/03/2010 4:07:14 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Doogle

Are all the absentee votes & ALL the MILITARY votes in & counted?
Or will Attny Gen Jerry Brown just ignore all the Military votes. ??


27 posted on 11/03/2010 4:18:42 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: MrShoop

Female Eric Holder.


28 posted on 11/03/2010 4:23:32 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (It's Morning in America!! And darkest night in California....:(:()
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To: americanophile
A late overnight surge in votes that carried San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris into the lead in the race for state attorney general has her campaign declaring victory today.

Elections officials must still tally provisional and absentee ballots, so the results are not final.

Without final results victory is declared. hmmmm. But this is California and specifically San Francisco (the asylum).

29 posted on 11/03/2010 4:26:28 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: MHGinTN

I am not there... but I really do appreciate your caring!!! I agree with everything that you said!

LLS


30 posted on 11/03/2010 4:31:44 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: ridesthemiles

...they don’t need no stinkin absentee votes, they declare who wins....they don’t need to vote on destroying America, they just DEEM passing an unread health bill...there was never a vote taken.


31 posted on 11/03/2010 4:41:41 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: americanophile

This really going to be a bad 4 years.


32 posted on 11/03/2010 6:33:09 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Democrat Party is shovel ready)
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To: americanophile

The unions in CA are largely responsible for this debacle. As a resident, I am sickened by the stupidity of Californians who are blinded by their greed and continue to elect the likes of Boxer and Brown. We’d leave in a hot minute if our kids and their families weren’t here. It’s going to get ugly quickly. The uninformed who voted no on 23 will find out how much business we’ll lose, not to mention personal liberties to choose our own products, etc.


33 posted on 11/03/2010 6:35:22 PM PDT by Mjaye
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To: americanophile

Good. The whole state is blue. They deserve it.


34 posted on 11/03/2010 6:35:56 PM PDT by Raebie
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The whole place should go bankrupt and utterly fail and descend into anarchy. And a word to the GOP-controlled House: NO money for bailouts, especially to states like CA and NY. They want to elect liberals to run things, well then, they're on their own.

I know a lot of good people will suffer if it happens that way, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you can get well again. Like every failed socialist state, these will have to learn the hard way that spending other people's money only takes you so far, then you collapse.

35 posted on 11/03/2010 6:46:58 PM PDT by chimera
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“The leftist victory is apparently complete in California. They’ve elected the San Francisco DA to the top cop position; a woman who has zero support from law enforcement (no organizations) and wouldn’t prosecute cop killers as DA. Imagine electing her over LA’s DA Steve Cooley, what a complete joke this is...”

Best wishes to Steve C...I don’t know if he would win after absentee ballots are counted...

I turned in my absentee ballot on the election day...I guess it could help Cooley win...Maybe...

I think big wins by Brown and Boxer helped other Dems on the ballot...Including Harris...

Cooley lost LA Co to Harris...By a big margin...More than 10 % margin...

Harris...OK...She is a decent looking woman...But, she is a soft-on-crime liberal...She would be worse than Bill Lockyer and Jerry Brown...Lockyer and Brown were two previous CA AGs...And Dems as well...

Would Harris, as the AG, go on a crusade to abolish death penalty in CA? Even Jerry Brown didn’t do that as the AG...


36 posted on 11/03/2010 11:30:57 PM PDT by L.A.Justice
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As of now, Cooley is ahead by about 17,000 votes, per http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/attorney-general/

Cooley was endorsed by practically every law enforcement organization and by the L.A. Times as well as a lot of other newspapers. I am shocked it’s this close.

http://stevecooley.com/


37 posted on 11/06/2010 3:05:39 AM PDT by Tony in Hawaii (NUTS!)
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