Archive for March 12th, 2012

InlandPolitics: San Bernardino Police Officer’s endorse Derry

Monday, March 12, 102 – 12:50 p.m.

The San Bernardino Police Officers Association today announced its endorsement of 3rd District County Supervisor Neil Derry.

“Police Officers commend Supervisor Neil Derry for his dedicated and effective leadership in the fight against crime. Supervisor Derry’s support for tougher measures to combat gangs and parolees has helped local Law Enforcement to significantly reduce violent crime,” said Association President Steve Turner.

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Neil Derry has paid $15,000 in fines since pleading guilty in July
By Joe Nelson, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 03/12/2012 12:31:14 PM PDT

The state’s Fair Political Practices Commission is poised to close its file on San Bernardino County Supervisor Neil Derry, who in July pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of failing to report a $5,000 campaign contribution.

The Commission is scheduled to consider the action at its Thursday board meeting.

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Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Created: 03/11/2012 07:03:56 AM PDT

Three factors – California redistricting, incumbent retirement, and the new open-primary ballot – are making the 2012 elections in the Inland Empire much more dynamic and unpredictable than in the past, political experts said.

The new conditions, coupled with the top-two primary, also have the potential to reduce Republican power in the state and in Washington. It’s no wonder the party has been fighting to get the lines redrawn.

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March 11, 2012 9:35 AM
From Staff Reports

With the local 2012 election season now in full swing, candidate fields are finally firming up in what look to be some hotly contested races — especially for those seeking the posts of San Bernardino County 1st District supervisor and House representative for the newly drawn 8th District.

But there’s still time for late newcomers to throw their hats in the ring: The filing deadline for the most local races has been extended to Wednesday because incumbents are not seeking re-election.

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