Saturday, January 13, 2007

Mainstream press for CDP delegate blogger candidates

Shane Goldmacher has an article in the SacBee (free registration required) about our blogger candidates running for CDP delegate from their respective assembly districts.

As juls writes on DailyKos, the California blogosphere is growing up. I'm proud to be a part of it. I hope I win Sunday--but even if I don't, I'll have been proud to have made a difference and help galvanize the blogosphere on this. Our efforts have gotten us frontpage attention at DailyKos and MyDD, and I'm overjoyed at having had the opportunity to help decalcify the party a little.

For the record, I'm not the only blogger running in AD-42. I'm being joined by Mark Kleiman and Alicia Morgan.

Now I need to go write my speech.

What Matt Stoller said.

Exactly. Public financing of elections is one of the most crucial issues facing the nation. I was horrified at the result of Prop. 89 here in California, and that's one of the main reasons I chose to get involved locally and run to be a delegate from the 42nd Assembly District. I was quite frankly pissed off that the party itself remained neutral while the CTA opposed it because it might threaten their power.