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Monday, July 7, 2014

John Perez Hopes to Overtake East Bay's Betty Yee With Costly Recount

CONTROLLER | Assemblymember John Perez has asked California Secretary of State Debra Bowen for a recount of the state’s controller election that could cost him almost $3 million, it was reported Sunday.

Perez, the former speaker of the State Assembly, finished third in the June 3 primary to Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearingen, a Republican, and Alameda’s Betty Yee, the region’s member on the State Board of Equalization. The margin between the Democratic silver and bronze medalist, however, is a minuscule 481 votes. The top two finishers advance to the November General Election.

The Perez campaign has asked for recounts of 15 counties, according to reports. Nearly all of which are located in Perez’s Southern California strongholds. The closest Bay Area county to be subjected to a recount is San Mateo County.

Nevetheless, East Bay Democrats were undoubtedly elated by Yee’s rousing upset of the more well-known Perez. She was welcomed with a standing ovation by Alameda County Democrats last Wednesday at their monthly central committee meeting in San Leandro.

18 comments :

Perez is a HUGE, fat, gay, Cholo union whore who is mining for votes. We don't want his fat stooge ass. Guy stinks to hell of toxic, dirty, corrupt union whore $$$.

Chump is going to come up short and too late again.

Hit the road, hack!

Perez also does NOT have a college degree- not qualified to be State Controller

I voted for Betty Yee, but is the above language necessary? Talk about no college degree. I don't think the above poster has a high school degree. Go back and get your GED. If you have to call people names and use slurs, it shows a lack of education.

When the terminology fits, use it. Perez is a bastard and he whores for labor and himself--one in the same.

Sorry, Victorian prude, but this is 2014--get with it. Actually, the language has been toned down a lot from what goes on in politics. This is a blood sport. No room for prisoners nor faint of heart.

11:22 proves our point. Her head is up her ass, as usual.

Show some intelligence in your posts people. Calling people names does show a high school dropout mentality.

No. He really is a fat degenerate.

Get with it, bitch.

Perez is a HUGE, fat, gay, Cholo union whore who is mining for votes. We don't want his fat stooge ass. Guy stinks to hell of toxic, dirty, corrupt union whore $$$.

Chump is going to come up short and too late again.

Hit the road, hack!

Let's see you hit the road Ralph Farias. You are prejudice against women, overweight people, Latinos, unions, gays and anybody else who disagrees with your extreme views. That's why you were kicked to the curb by Hayward voters. You got what you deserved.

We apologize for the interruption by the Space HO above, and now return you to regularly scheduled discussion of the subject at hand:

Perez is a HUGE, fat, gay, Cholo union whore who is mining for votes. We don't want his fat stooge ass. Guy stinks to hell of toxic, dirty, corrupt union whore $$$.

Chump is going to come up short and too late again.

Hit the road, hack!

I voted for Betty Yee and she would be repulsed by your words. I agree with Anon 8:16. You do sound like an extremist Anon 8:44.

The above 8:37 post was brought to you by the unintelligent, sexist, antiunion, racist, and homophobe Ralph Farias. He wonders why he can't get 5% of the Hayward voters to vote for him every time he runs for Council. Wonder why no more!

I voted for Betty Yee and she would be repulsed by your words. I agree with Anon 11:44. You do sound like an extremist Anon 12:55.

The above 2:06 post was brought to you by the unintelligent, sexist, antiunion, racist, and homophobe Ralph Farias. He wonders why he can't get 5% of the Hayward voters to vote for him every time he runs for Council. Wonder why no more! Hit the road Ralph.

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