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The Trump Effect on San Diego Republicans

August 18, 2016The Chair's Corner

"The San Diego political landscape is experiencing the aftershocks of Donald Trump’s ascension as the standard-bearer of the Republican Party. Fault lines are widening among Republican leaders, Republican voter registration has dropped steeply, and Republican candidates are feeling the heat. Our community embraces our diversity, values civility, and lives in harmony with our neighbors in Mexico. San Diegans reject the divisive, hateful rhetoric and vicious attacks that Trump unleashes on a daily basis."

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Stronger Together in San Diego

August 4, 2016The Chair's Corner

"The post Democratic convention bump is likely to lead to to a lasting advantage for Hillary Clinton as we fight our way vote by vote to November.  But in this unusual election season, we can't underestimate the power of Trump's accusations of a “rigged system” with a cynical electorate primed to distrust the system. As this drama unfolds on the national stage, we must also stay focused on the critical races and issues here in San Diego County. And there are a lot of them!" 

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Republican Values, in Their Own Words

July 21, 2016The Chair's Corner

"If this were the platform of a fringe Tea Party group or a list of Donald Trump's shoot-from-the-hip policy pronouncements, it would be pathetic. But because it enshrines the core beliefs of one of America's two major political parties, it is disturbing and downright dangerous. Electing Donald Trump, and giving Republicans a majority of legislative seats in statehouses and in Congress, would lead to a hard-right turn and then a full-speed reverse of America's progress." 

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