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Watch: Oxnard Ballot Measures Forum Video

Watch: Oxnard Ballot Measures Forum Video

By George Miller Wondering what the Oxnard Ballot Measures are all about? Aaron Starr, initiator of most of this year’s Oxnard ballot measures (F, L, M &N) , faced off with City Manager Alex Nguyen (Measure E 1 1/2% sales tax increase) in a debate about the measures. This is the first time that initiators […]

Ventura County Clerk Enabling Blurring of Ballot Measures Transparency?

Ventura County Clerk Enabling Blurring of Ballot Measures Transparency?

By George Miller It was brought to our attention by Richard Michael, a statewide bond issue and ballot measure watchdog, that County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar Mark Lunn has again released the public notice of local ballot measures without their titles. In some cases. titles submitted to the county appear very prejudicial, in violation of state law and […]

Watch out for the bond measures ahead — $503,000,000 just in Ventura County!

Watch out for the bond measures ahead — $503,000,000 just in Ventura County!

This June there likely will be 50 to 60 school and college bond measures on the ballot throughout the state. Under Proposition 39, education bonds can pass with the approval of only 55% of voters, not the higher two-thirds threshold for the approval of non-education measures. For this reason it’s important to be aware of proposed […]

November 8, 2016 Ventura County Ballot- candidates, ballot measures, voting info

November 8, 2016 Ventura County Ballot- candidates, ballot measures, voting info

By George Miller   CANDIDATES/OFFICES BALLOT MEASURES VOTING INFO   George Miller is Publisher of CitizensJournal.us and a “retired” operations management consultant residing in Oxnard. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Oxnard Nov. 2016 ballot measure descriptions/arguments

Oxnard Nov. 2016  ballot measure descriptions/arguments

By George Miller Print this and linked analyses out- forward to Oxnard friends, relatives, associates   Three Oxnard-specific ballot measures will be voted on in November. They are all controversial and all have pro’s and con’s. We will attempt to provide accurate information to help voters decide. This attempts to provide for each measure an as […]

Aaron Starr presented 2 initiatives at Oxnard City Council meeting, on business taxes and streets

Aaron Starr presented 2 initiatives at Oxnard City Council meeting, on business taxes and streets

By George Miller (Update 10:30 p.m.- these were presented tonight)…Two ballot measures/initiatives will be presented tonight by Aaron Starr of Moving Oxnard Forward, including: – Attracting Businesses and Jobs to Oxnard Act. This would greatly reduce the burden of business taxes and encourage more businesses to relocate here and existing ones to stay and/or expand. (needs 1500 […]

Election status Tuesday night

Election status Tuesday night

By George Miller Nationwide, the Democrat U.S. Senate has fallen to Republican Control. It appears that the Republican House majority grew and Republicans hold a majority of Governorships. In California, it is a completely different story. Democrats dominate, Republicans are far behind. Third parties are virtually nonexistent. All statewide races from Governor on down are […]