California Republicans; An endangered Species?

What’s wrong with the Republican Party? The thought occurred to me a couple years ago while attending a Candidates Forum at the Crow Canyon Country Club in Danville. At this “rubber chicken” event were the Central Committee members of the GOP, who were trying to figure what and whom to endorse in the sample ballot […]

Tehama GOP rescinds invite to CRP chair Tom Del Beccaro

The Tehama County GOP announced it has disinvited California Republican Party Chairperson Tom Del Beccarro from speaking at its May Lincoln-reagan Dinner. Apparently the Tehama GOP does not appreciate the CRP Chair’s hamfisted disregard for party bylaws and the state party’s controversial endorsement process that picks favorites before the California Primary. Not like we’ve never […]

Contra Costa a lead county for GOP redistricting sour grapes

Becky Kohlberg, chairperson of the Contra Costa County Republican Party, is urging party faithful to join a petition drive to strike down the new district lines created by California’s Redistricting Commission. If successful, the outcome could be that the Courts redraw the lines. Republicans, after clamoring for a Redistricting Commission, now are aghast that the […]

Where’s Tom? California GOP debate party endorsement rules after Prop 14

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The 2011 California Republican Party Convention takes place this weekend in Sacramento. The most interesting debate will be how should the party best respond to the passage of Proposition 14. At odds are Republicans serving in the State Legislature who know how to win elections, versus party poohbahs who have overseen the demise of the […]