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  • 1A: 76.9-23.1
    1B: 61.3-38.7
    1C: 57.4-42.6
    1D: 56.6-43.4
    1E: 64-36
    83: 70.6-29.4
    84: 53.7-46.3
    85: 45.9-54.1
    86: 48-52
    87: 45.2-54.8
    88: 23-77
    89: 25.5-74.5
    90: 47.6-52.4

    U.S. Sen.
    Feinstein 59.7
    Mountjoy 34.9
    Gov.
    Schwarzenegger 55.8
    Angelides 39.2
    Lt. Gov
    Garamendi 49.5
    McClintock 44.9
    Atty. Gen.
    Brown 56.7
    Poochigian 37.9
    Sec. of state
    Bowen 48.5
    McPherson 44.7
    Treasurer
    Lockyer 54.8
    Parrish 37
    Controller
    Chiang 50.9
    Strickland 40.1
    Insur. Comm.
    Poizner 50.7
    Bustamante 38.9

    For complete election results click here.


    Gov.
    Angelides 48.2
    Westly 43.1
    Lt. Gov
    Garamendi 42.9
    Speier 39.3
    Figueroa 17.8
    Atty. Gen.
    Brown 63.2
    Delgadillo 36.8
    Sec. of state
    Bowen 61.1
    Ortiz 38.9
    Treasurer
    Parrish 56.4
    Richman 43.6
    Controller
    Democratic primary
    Chiang 53.4
    Dunn 46.6
    Republican primary
    Strickland 40.9
    Maldonado 36.9
    Insur. Comm.
    Bustamante 70.5
    Kraft 29.5
    Supt. of Schools
    O'Connell 52.5, avoids run-off

    For complete election results click here.


    73: 47.4-52.6
    74: 45-55
    75: 46.6-53.4
    76: 38-62
    77: 40.5-59.5
    78: 41.5-58.5
    79: 38.9-61.1
    80: 34.3-65.7

    For complete election results click here.


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    Wednesday, November 08, 2006

    South the Mouth

    Garry South just can't get enough of complaining about Phil Angelides and his campaign. Today, he has penned two op-eds on the subject.

    For the Los Angeles Times, he wrote "Phil, the unlovable loser". Read it here.

    In the San Francisco Chronicle's "Why Phil Angelides lost", South pens an epic 1,300-word piece--and barely even uses his content from the LA Times piece.

    How did the Angelides' campaign meet its ignominious end? Let me count the ways: No compelling message. No credible messenger. No cogent case made on his own behalf. No consistent or convincing attack strategy against his opponent. No coherent policy agenda or vision for the state. No capability of raising the money necessary to be competitive.

    Of course, South gets his word into the Bee, as well.

    "Phil was the wrong candidate running against the wrong candidate at the wrong time with the wrong campaign on the wrong issues," South said. "I don't know how you can be more wrong than that in a campaign."

    Comments on "South the Mouth"

     

    Blogger Randy said ... (9:18 AM) : 

    South is right on. Angelides was the reason Angelides lost.

     

    Blogger Carl Kolchak said ... (10:56 PM) : 

    No,
    Angelides lost because of two things:

    Steve Westly

    The May Revise

    If Steve Westly chose to spend another 4 years as Controller, Phil would have had enough $$$ to remain competitive.

    If the economy didn't turn up so rosy, the Guv couldn't sell himself to Nunez, Perata & Co. and get them to buy into his plan.

     

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