Town Square

Post a New Topic

Pleasanton Weekly endorses McNerney for Congress; Abram Wilson for 15th Assembly District

Original post made on Oct 16, 2010

The Pleasanton Weekly Friday endorsed Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) for re-election on Nov. 2 and at the same time endorsed San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson for election as the 15th State Assembly District's new representative.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, October 16, 2010, 8:39 AM

Comments (4)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Steve
a resident of Mohr Park
on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:04 am

Does this surprise me - NO! What you should have stated is: "Not only has McNerney made his mark in Washington and the masters he serves" but McNerney has voted with his master 95.7% of the time. He has voted for Obamacare, Tarp, the stimulus and teacher bailout. He's still looking for the shovel ready jobs, one of which will be to box up his office and go home. Did you ever think that the reason why you may not have seen David hanging out in Pleasanton it may be because he is meeting with all constituents up and down the district. He has attended the Pleasanton Farmers Market and will be at the Tea Party in Pleasanton today. Also, he may not want to deal with you and your slanted view. You can also find David and his wife Elayne at their campaign office at various times of the week, at school events and local sports complexes as all four of their children participate in activities within the community.

It seems to me everything printed in the Pleasanton Weekly has been slanted towards McNerney - so your endorsement comes as no surprise.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:09 am

Stacey is a registered user.

It is normal for partisans to vote "with their masters" well over 90% of the time. There's no reason to believe that Harmer would be any different. Web Link


 +   Like this comment
Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:27 am

dublinmike is a registered user.

It's clear that you two have no idea what Representative McNerney has done for our district.

BTW, don't you think the Republicans (and Harmer) will vote how their masters tell them? Don't believe me?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:40 am

dublinmike is a registered user.

McNerney's "no Pelosi clone - and if he should survive this, that should be the reason." And: McNerney "really works his district. He's not a lefty - and has strong Republican support" at home.

This came from Allan Hoffenblum, publisher of the nonpartisan California Target Book and a former GOP consultant

Web Link


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,196 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 886 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 720 views