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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Baker Wins AD-16 Primary; Sbranti, Labor Stave Off Glazer for Second

ASSEMBLY | 16TH DISTRICT | The most expensive Assembly primary race in the state wasn't even close as the labor-backed Tim Sbranti  won a spot in the November General Election over Steve Glazer.

The Dublin mayor will meet Republican Catharine Baker, a first-time candidate who cruised to victory in the moderate 16th Assembly District.

The fall matchup will likely ignite another barrage of special interest money highlighted by rhetoric, first from Glazer, and then from Baker, calling for an end to transportation strikes by public employee labor unions.

Nearly $4 million in independent expenditure dollars was spent in the primary for and against Sbranti and Glazer in just the last few months.

Baker, a Tri Valley attorney, won 36.5 percent of the vote, followed by Sbranti with 29.6 percent; Glazer at 22.5 percent and Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich with 11.4 percent.

40 comments:

  1. percentage of votes means nothing-turnout, statewide, extremely low-people just did not go to the polls-what does this tell us? Tony Santos

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  2. Pretty sure Catharine Baker's past as an election attorney for Tea Party congressional candidate David Harmer -- as well as video of her appearing at a Tea Party event for Tim Donnelly -- will come back to haunt her.

    Don't understand why the realtors would want to associate with someone so extreme...

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  3. Glazer's "ban strikes" was opportunistic

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  4. Congratulations to Catharine Baker, our next assemblywoman from Contra Costa County!

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  5. Congratulations to Tim Sbranti who beat the corporate anti-union turd Steve Glazer. He beat him in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. This was predicted by most and will lead to an interesting race in November. The odds and registration numbers favor Tim Sbranti since you will have many more diverse and progressive voters in November. Our next Assemblyman will be from Alameda County. No Tea Baggers win this District.

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  6. Extremely proud of CLEAN STEVE GLAZER for taking on the entrenched special interests in the east bay. He is a class act, who fought against shitloads of $$$ dumped in to this election. The portrayals leveled against him were outright lies used by 'independent committees' to tar and feather him. Both he and the 16th Assembly District deserved better.

    You are a class act, Steve Glazer for Assembly!

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  7. The union whores might have won round one, but they will be no match for a very attractive, professional female who is so moderate she would pass for a Democrat.

    Prediction: the Republicans and enough of Steve's supporters along with independents will put Catharine Baker over the top to be our next assemblywoman.

    There will be such a backlash against the union whores--just ask Ellen Whorbett--that they will have written their epitaph.

    In other words, bring it on, bitches!

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  8. Oh, and Steve did win his county--27.12% to 22.89%

    http://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CA/Contra_Costa/51632/132029/Web01/en/summary.html

    Very impressive that the union whores couldn't take Contra Costa County!

    Catharine Baker--next assemblywoman from the 16th!

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  9. Arnerich and Glazer will coalesce around Tim Sbranti for a Democratic sweep in Bay Area Assembly races once again. The times they are a changing. The Democrats will keep their 2/3 majority in the Assembly they get more volunteers to walk and phone.

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  10. Glazer rejected because he failed to convince people that binding arbitration was better than negotiating in good faith. The BART manager needs to be fired for the fiasco she caused.

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  11. Nice try Ralph, but your credibility is shot with a 95% win record for Labor, and a 95% win record for the environmentalists. The times they are a changing. If you don't like the Bay Area-----MOVE. You are a cro-magnum man in a modern world.

    Try and stay on topic---- this is about the 16th where Glazer and you were kicked to the curb like the turds you are.

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  12. Formula for winning in November:

    GOP + conservative Democrats [Glazer and Arnerich supporters] + most independents = ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

    She is everything that the public resonates with. An attractive, professional and MODERATE female. Some have already compared her with Joan Buchanan.

    Bottom line: Won't be able to tar and feather her the way you whores did with Steve. You'll need to actually work, something that is lost on you.

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  13. I have a problem with Tim Sbranti because he condones secret dealing and deceiving the public. We need someone who will be honest and will be strong enough to let the public know what they are doing.

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  14. Here’s how the union's hard work paid off:

    President of UFCW Local 1428 and the California Labor
    Federation, Connie Leyva won the Senate primary (SD 20)
    in spite of the big corporate dollars and the negative
    campaign waged against her by CEOs.

    Teacher Tim Sbranti won the Assemble race (AD 16),
    defeating Steve Glazer, the $3 million poster child for
    Corporate Democrats.

    All eight of Labor’s statewide candidates are advancing
    to the General Election.

    We passed Proposition 41, which will help our nation’s
    heroic veterans to access quality and affordable housing.

    This early summer political battle was hot, sweaty and
    exhausting. But like any good fight, knocking these
    corporate bums out early made the payoff all the more
    worth it. Let’s rest up and get ready to do it again in
    November!

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  15. Went to the web site mentioned above. Can't support this guy. He's like a HUGE union whore. We voted for Steve Glazer, but since the toxic union $$$ lied like a rug about Steve, we have no choice but to support Cathy Baker. She's the moderate choice, and will definitely win in Nov.!

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  16. Let's see Baker appeared at Tea Party rallies and appeared
    with a Tea Party activist who tried to carry a loaded gun on
    an airplane. SOME MODERATE!

    Joan Buchanan is a moderate, only supports moderates, and
    is supporting Tim Sbranti. Tim will be our next Assemblyman
    and it won't be close.

    Try not to cry when your second choice goes down to defeat
    just like your first choice. Although she won't lose as bad as
    you did the last three times you ran for office.

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  17. Boy the anti-union troll has a horrible time picking winning
    candidates. His winning % is less than 5%, which he received
    when he ran for city council himself. You're a loser and so are
    most of your candidates.

    Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    Now on to the General election where the odds favor Tim
    Sbranti. Someone who supports the Tea Party like Baker
    does can't win in the Bay Area! Tim will win because Baker
    tar and feathered herself by being at Tea Party events.

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  18. Glazer is a A.hole, glad to see him gone. This anti-union fake needs to stay home forever.

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  19. Sbranti is a racist and sexist who wants to use race, sex, ethnicity, or national origin to discriminate against, or granting preferential treatment to individuals or groups in the operation of public education. What a bad guy, will never vote for him!!!

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  20. Let's see Baker appeared at Tea Party rallies and appeared
    with a Tea Party activist who tried to carry a loaded gun on
    an airplane. SOME MODERATE!

    Joan Buchanan is a moderate, only supports moderates, and
    is supporting Tim Sbranti. Tim will be our next Assemblyman
    and it won't be close.

    Try not to cry when your second choice goes down to defeat
    just like your first choice. Although she won't lose as bad as
    you did the last three times you ran for office.

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  21. Here's how our hard work paid off:

    We kicked that old ho Whorbett back to the gutter where she belongs. As a result, we'll have CONGRESSMAN ERIC SWALWELL 2014 again. Yeah!!! Because the union whores dumped shitloads of toxic $$$$ into the election and destroyed clean Steve Glazer's reputation with complete lies and falsehoods, we now have to put our energies into getting CATHARINE BAKER elected to the assembly. She is a clean, moderate woman who is pro-environment and pro-choice. She's a consumer advocate as well.


    Mrs. Miller and I will be supporting our outstanding next Assemblywoman CATHARINE BAKER. We can't support dirty stooge union bosses who have no idea what they are doing and would be in above their head, Branti. We also would never support anyone who whores for the unions.

    We'll be supporting a breath of fresh air, ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

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  22. Boy the anti-union troll has a horrible time picking winning
    candidates. His winning % is less than 5%, which he received
    when he ran for city council himself. You're a loser and so are
    most of your candidates.

    Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    Now on to the General election where the odds favor Tim
    Sbranti. Someone who supports the Tea Party like Baker
    does can't win in the Bay Area! Tim will win because Baker
    tar and feathered herself by being at Tea Party events.

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  23. We offer congratulations to the next San Jose Mayor, Sam Liccardo. He has been endorsed by our next governor, Mayor Chuck Reed 2018.

    These two courageous Democratic warriors along with moderate ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014, will put the special interest union whores in the gutter where they belong.

    Their toxic, poisonous, filthy $$$ won't allow them to buy these elections. In November, together we will stand with these people's choice candidates and take back our state from the corrupt and dirty union whores!

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  24. Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    This was the union's goal. Now on to the General election
    where the odds favor Tim Sbranti. Someone who supports the
    Tea Party like Baker does can't win in the Bay Area! Baker tar
    and feathered herself when she showed up at Tea Party
    Rallies. Tim Sbranti will win because he is the moderate, not
    Baker.

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  25. Here's how our hard work paid off:

    We kicked that old ho Whorbett back to the gutter where she belongs. As a result, we'll have CONGRESSMAN ERIC SWALWELL 2014 again. Yeah!!! Because the union whores dumped shitloads of toxic $$$$ into the election and destroyed clean Steve Glazer's reputation with complete lies and falsehoods, we now have to put our energies into getting CATHARINE BAKER elected to the assembly. She is a clean, moderate woman who is pro-environment and pro-choice. She's a consumer advocate as well.


    Mrs. Miller and I will be supporting our outstanding next Assemblywoman CATHARINE BAKER. We can't support dirty stooge union bosses who have no idea what they are doing and would be in above their head, Branti. We also would never support anyone who whores for the unions.

    We'll be supporting a breath of fresh air, ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

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  26. et's see Baker appeared at Tea Party rallies and appeared
    with a Tea Party activist who tried to carry a loaded gun on
    an airplane. SOME MODERATE!

    Joan Buchanan is a moderate, only supports moderates, and
    is supporting Tim Sbranti. Tim will be our next Assemblyman
    and it won't be close.

    Try not to cry when your second choice goes down to defeat
    just like your first choice. Although she won't lose as bad as
    you did the last three times you ran for office.

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  27. More lies by the sexist anti union foul mouthed troll. You can't
    call a Tea Party extreme Republican like Baker moderate.

    Joan Buchanan is supporting Tim Sbranti because she knows
    he is the moderate who can compromise and get things done.
    She also knows Baker is a Tea Party extremist and out of
    touch. Plus, Baker is NOT pro environment. Tim Sbranti got
    all the major environmental endorsements because he is the
    environmentalists choice. The anti union troll was kicked to
    the curb with his extreme candidate in June and his Tea Party
    extremist Baker will get kicked to the curb again in November.

    Go to timsbranti.com he has the support of moderates, conservatives and progressives. He wins November easily.

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  28. Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    This was the union's goal. Now on to the General election
    where the odds favor Tim Sbranti. Someone who supports the
    Tea Party like Baker does can't win in the Bay Area! Baker tar
    and feathered herself when she showed up at Tea Party
    Rallies. Tim Sbranti will win because he is the moderate, not
    Baker.

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  29. We offer congratulations to the next San Jose Mayor, Sam Liccardo. He has been endorsed by our next governor, Mayor Chuck Reed 2018.

    These two courageous Democratic warriors along with moderate ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014, will put the special interest union whores in the gutter where they belong.

    Their toxic, poisonous, filthy $$$ won't allow them to buy these elections. In November, together we will stand with these people's choice candidates and take back our state from the corrupt and dirty union whores!

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  30. Boy the anti-union troll has a horrible time picking winning
    candidates. His winning % is less than 5%, which he received
    when he ran for city council himself. You're a loser and so are
    most of your candidates.

    Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    Now on to the General election where the odds favor Tim
    Sbranti. Someone who supports the Tea Party like Baker
    does can't win in the Bay Area! Tim will win because Baker
    tar and feathered herself by being at Tea Party events.

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  31. Formula for winning in November:

    GOP + conservative Democrats [Glazer and Arnerich supporters] + most independents = ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

    She is everything that the public resonates with. An attractive, professional and MODERATE female. Some have already compared her with Joan Buchanan.

    Bottom line: Won't be able to tar and feather her the way you whores did with Steve. You'll need to actually work, something that is lost on you.

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  32. Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    This was the union's goal. Now on to the General election
    where the odds favor Tim Sbranti. Someone who supports the
    Tea Party like Baker does can't win in the Bay Area! Baker tar
    and feathered herself when she showed up at Tea Party
    Rallies. Tim Sbranti will win because he is the moderate, not
    Baker.

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  33. That guy Branti is an ultra-radical, Berkeley leftist, union whore, thug boss. The public already knows this and will be reminded of it by the ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014 campaign. Taxpayers simply can't trust him with our taxpayer $$$. If he ever got in, he would bankrupt both Contra Costa and Alameda counties and the State of California. Way too radical for us.

    That's why there is a fresh, new choice in CATHARINE BAKER 2014. She is a moderate, who will protect our hard-earned tax-dollars and do right by the district. Please join moderate Republicans, Glazer and Arnerich Democrats and independents who know that Catharine is our ONLY choice this November. A pro-choice, environmentalist, consumer advocate and compassionate voice of reason.

    She took first place in the June primary for a simple reason. Hers is a moderate voice which won't be silenced!

    bakerforassembly.com

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  34. More lies by the sexist anti union foul mouthed troll. You can't
    call a Tea Party extreme Republican like Baker moderate.

    Joan Buchanan is supporting Tim Sbranti because she knows
    he is the moderate who can compromise and get things done.
    She also knows Baker is a Tea Party extremist and out of
    touch. Plus, Baker is NOT pro environment. Tim Sbranti got
    all the major environmental endorsements because he is the
    environmentalists choice. The anti union troll was kicked to
    the curb with his extreme candidate in June and his Tea Party
    extremist Baker will get kicked to the curb again in November.

    Go to timsbranti.com Tim has the support of moderates,
    conservatives and progressives. He wins in November.

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  35. Formula for winning in November:

    GOP + conservative Democrats [Glazer and Arnerich supporters] + most independents = ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

    She is everything that the public resonates with. An attractive, professional and MODERATE female. Some have already compared her with Joan Buchanan.

    Bottom line: Won't be able to tar and feather her the way you whores did with Steve. You'll need to actually work, something that is lost on you.

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  36. Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    This was the union's goal. Now on to the General election
    where the odds favor Tim Sbranti. Someone who supports the
    Tea Party like Baker does can't win in the Bay Area! Baker tar
    and feathered herself when she showed up at Tea Party
    Rallies. Tim Sbranti will win because he is the moderate, not
    Baker.
    timsbranti.com

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  37. Here's how our hard work paid off:

    We kicked that old ho Whorbett back to the gutter where she belongs. As a result, we'll have CONGRESSMAN ERIC SWALWELL 2014 again. Yeah!!! Because the union whores dumped shitloads of toxic $$$$ into the election and destroyed clean Steve Glazer's reputation with complete lies and falsehoods, we now have to put our energies into getting CATHARINE BAKER elected to the assembly. She is a clean, moderate woman who is pro-environment and pro-choice. She's a consumer advocate as well.


    Mrs. Miller and I will be supporting our outstanding next Assemblywoman CATHARINE BAKER. We can't support dirty stooge union bosses who have no idea what they are doing and would be in above their head, Branti. We also would never support anyone who whores for the unions.

    We'll be supporting a breath of fresh air, ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

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  38. Swalwell is supporting Tim Sbranti, not Tea Party Baker!

    Let's see Baker appeared at Tea Party rallies and appeared
    with a Tea Party activist who tried to carry a loaded gun on
    an airplane. SOME MODERATE!

    Joan Buchanan is a moderate, only supports moderates, and
    is supporting Tim Sbranti. Tim will be our next Assemblyman
    and will have the support of most except the extreme right.

    Try not to cry when your second choice goes down to defeat
    just like your first choice. Although she won't lose as bad as
    you did the last three times you ran for office.

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  39. Here's how our hard work paid off:

    We kicked that old ho Whorbett back to the gutter where she belongs. As a result, we'll have CONGRESSMAN ERIC SWALWELL 2014 again. Yeah!!! Because the union whores dumped shitloads of toxic $$$$ into the election and destroyed clean Steve Glazer's reputation with complete lies and falsehoods, we now have to put our energies into getting CATHARINE BAKER elected to the assembly. She is a clean, moderate woman who is pro-environment and pro-choice. She's a consumer advocate as well.


    Mrs. Miller and I will be supporting our outstanding next Assemblywoman CATHARINE BAKER. We can't support dirty stooge union bosses who have no idea what they are doing and would be in above their head, Branti. We also would never support anyone who whores for the unions.

    We'll be supporting a breath of fresh air, ASSEMBLYWOMAN CATHARINE BAKER 2014!

    ReplyDelete
  40. Glazer was kicked to the curb along with the anti-union troll.
    This was the union's goal. Now on to the General election
    where the odds favor Tim Sbranti. Someone who supports the
    Tea Party like Baker does can't win in the Bay Area! Baker tar
    and feathered herself when she showed up at Tea Party
    Rallies. Tim Sbranti will win because he is the moderate, not
    Baker.
    timsbranti.com

    ReplyDelete