Is David Harmer the GOP's best bet to snare a seat in Congress from Rep. Jerry McNerney? Halfway to Concord says, depends on who you ask. The same blog also reports the weekend death of a candidate for the 10th Congressional District. American Independent Party candidate Jerry Denham's was hoping to challenge Rep. John Garamendi in November.
The Citizen isn't the only one not opting to cover a race other than the Alameda County Supervisor's seat time forgot, involving Wilma Chan and Alameda Mayor Bev Johnson. The Island has been covering the city's school district parcel tax, but has a rundown of Alameda-centric races here.
Noted U.C. Berkeley professor Bruce Cain, writing at the Berkeley Blog, tackles the five myths about California politics