Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Candidate responses and endorsement ballot, 2011 election

March 21, 2011

Responses are still showing up. Any that come in after others have been posted will be tagged with that information; the reader can then judge how much any of the late posts may have been influenced by reading earlier posts.  If there’s no link, there’s no response yet.

City Council District 1

City Council District 3

City Council distict 5 (no incumbent/”Shields seat”)

City Council distict 7

  • Ceoffe
  • Calfo (update: did not file, please don’t vote to endorse him)
  • Dowd (Incumbent) Dowd_2011_DFP

City Council distict 9

  • Prater-Holliday (meetup attendee / member) PraterHolliday_2011_DFP
  • Burgess (Incumbent)
  • Copeland-Mitchell (made contact, responses not yet received)

County Executive

County Controller

Commonwealth Court

Common Pleas

District Judge 5-2-35

Some people on this list may have withdrawn, or be withdrawing. Updates will be made after the withdrawal deadine.  Candidates in uncontested seats (no primary contest) are not listed, unless they send in a response.

If you are aware of additional candidates who’d like to participate whose responses are not up here, or candidates who are not listed, please contact JFSABL “at” gmail “dot” com . I also hope to have time to add links to candidate web pages by 3/26/11, and also to endorsement materials from other organizations.

Ballot and voting instructions

Here is the endorsement ballot, including voting instructions. Two formats, same content. Voting Instructions and ballot DFP 2011.pdf and  Voting Instructions and ballot DFP 2011.doc

There are three ways to vote.

a) classic secret ballot.  Print out a ballot.  Vote.  Do not include any identifying marks on the ballot.  Seal the ballot in an unmarked envelope. Next, put that unmarked envelope in another, larger envelope. Send it to DFP c/o Sabl, 7008 Willard st. Pittsburgh PA 15208.  Make sure to include your SIGNATURE overlapping the flap of this outer envelope.  Make sure it is postmarked by Monday April 11, 2011.

b) for those who say “I don’t care who knows how I voted, make this painless”: you can e-mail your choices to me at jfsabl@gmail.com, right in the text of the e-mail.  Your e-mail will be printed out, showing your name and e-mail address, for verification of identity.  Then the voting portion will be ripped lose and added to the tally.

c) show up at the mini-meetup which both precedes and follows MoveOn meetup, usual location, noting the unusual date: April 14, not April 21.  The ballots will be tallied there, and that is the absolute last moment to vote.


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