Rudy Reyes opposing Supervisor Deanne Jacob

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CANDIDATES:
QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES MAY 2008
DISTRICT #2 DIANNE JACOB vs. RUDY REYES


1. Do you believe it would be beneficial to the community you represent to
hold regular town hall meetings where your constituents could
communicate with you on community concerns? Please elaborate as to
why or why not.
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
Yes, we should hold town hall meetings as a method of keeping the County
Supervisors close to the voters and voices of the community.

2. As the elected representative of citizens in your District, how do you, or
how will you, provide oversight of the County's Chief Administration Officer
and the wide spread County programs?
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
Oversight of the County's Chief Administration Officer and the wide spread
County programs are a major issue in San Diego County. I would like to
work very closely with the County's Chief Administration Officer to know
the real problems in my county. Programs in the county need a county
leader; someone who will personally look into how these programs are
running and listen to the program workers to improve said programs from
the inside.

3. What oversight responsibilities do you believe the Board of Supervisors
should take regarding the conduct of elections in San Diego County?
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
Oversight responsibilities of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors
should include secure, accurate, fair, non-partisan elections. Overseeing
all elections within all of San Diego County, with an unbiased attitude
towards an outcome where every vote counts.
As a member of the Board of Supervisors, I would educate myself to the
elections process and the issues that have been brought to my attention by
the public. I would maintain communication with the community and take
those concerns to the Chief Administrative Officer to get answers to those
concerns.

4. Do you support the County Board of Supervisors recent decision to sue
California's Secretary of State due to her mandating a 10% hand count of
votes when the difference between the candidates or initiatives is of one
percent or less. If yes, why? If not, why not?
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
No, the County Board of Supervisors recent decision to sue California's
Secretary of State due to her mandating a 10% hand count of votes when
the difference between the candidates or initiatives is of one percent or
less; is a ruse to secure an easy re-election to their county seats. They are
in reality suing for less stringent laws in regards to election.

5. In a close election a candidate may request a hand counted recount of
the race. Who do you think should cover the costs of such a recount and
why?
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
In a close election case a candidate may request a hand counted recount
of the race. The candidate of the election who asked for the recount should
cover the costs of the recount.

6. What aspects of our election process do you consider to be the
strongest and which aspects do you consider to be the weakest?
ANSWER: INCUMBENT DIANNE JACOB
Ms. Jacob did not have the time necessary to complete the questionnaire.
ANSWER: CHALLENGER RUDY REYES
Strongest: Mail in ballots that allow many new and home-bound voters to
participate in elections.
Weakest: Michael Vu is in San Diego Registry of Voters office. He was
responsible for another state election that was fou

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