Even More Slate Mailer’s

October 26, 2008

Here is a list of slate mailer’s we’ve been able to come come up with.

Remember, all slate mailers have disclosures written on them that are required by law.  However, this is what we call the fine print.  So look for these disclosures and you will be amazed at what you find.

We found this article written by the LA Times back in 2002 –

Slate mailers, an increasingly popular form of political communication in California, are giving candidates new opportunities to reach the electorate–but are also undermining campaign finance rules and, according to critics, handing out endorsements to the highest bidder.

You can read the rest of the article by clicking here.

A partial list of Slate Mailers that you need only to write a check to get endorsed:

•California Voter Guide

•The Early Vote

•National Guard Assoc. of CA Voter PAC

•COPS Voter Guide

•The Save Proposition 13 Newsletter

•Senior Citizens Security

•Latino Voter Guide

•Concerned Women Voters Guide

•Citizens for Representative Government

•Republican Revolution

•Your Ballot Guide

•Coalition for Senior Citizens

•CA Club Growth


Slate Mailers – Politicians Misleading the Public….Again

October 26, 2008

Oh we love it when candidates use these things.

Today we got a slate mailer with candidates Shaw and Beamish on the mailer.  The slate mailer was “The Save Proposition 13 Newsletter”.  What you need to know is that the mailers are deceptive.

First, there is nothing Tim Shaw or Tom Beamish Read the rest of this entry »