Brian Dennert here with some political rumors. I received the following ( bulk) e-mail from Brett Wagner, the Democratic candidate that ran against Elton Gallegly in 2004 and is very likely to run again in 2006.
As many of you have already heard, rumors are
Republican circles that Elton Gallegly is
retire after his current term in office. That
there's a good chance that our congressional
be an open seat in 2006!
And as many of you already know, rumors are also
circulating that Governor Schwarzenegger will
ballot initiative next October to begin redrawing
California's congressional districts as soon as
Those backing this proposed initiative claim they
want to redraw the districts so that voter
more evenly divided between the two parties.
truth may be closer to a bald-faced attempt to
Democratic seats, in our district it would
back-fire: creating a congressional district that
finally be poised to switch from Republican to
How's that for Great News on New Year's Eve!!!!!
As you might imagine, I'm watching all this with
interest. I can't begin to tell you how much it
mean to me to represent our district in
years from now.
In today's political reality, congressional
don't begin 6 months out.
They don't begin 12 months out.
In fact, if you're a Democrat you'd better start
years early just to keep pace with the
ability to suck up corporate PAC money like
Please help us start off 2005 on the right foot.
Please help us get the jump on the Republicans
vying for Gallegly's seat.
Brian Dennert back. Who are the Republicans? I have some guesses.
Plusses: Experience, Money, Connections.
Minuses: His wife Audra just got elected to the Assembly and that would create alot of time apart
Plusses: GOP activist, went to convention in New York, Simi Valley City Council
Minuses: Only elected to city council, GOP activist, not as well known
Plusses: Business owner, Simi Valley City Council
Minuses: Doesn't seem as ambitious as the other two politically.
Any other Guesses? Then leave a comment.