June 29, 2022

San Diego Politicians Want to Create a Another Way to Raise Your Taxes

San Diego’s Democrat politicians back a proposed state law to create a new regional government agency to impose tax hikes for government-subsidized housing projects San Diego politicians already have multiple ways to try to raise your taxes – and now they are backing a move in Sacramento to create a new county-wide government agency to impose more tax hikes. Introduced …

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June 10, 2022

DeMaio Leads Effort to Block Placement of Sex Predator in San Diego County

California politicians have made it easier to release Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs) into residential neighborhoods. Now Carl DeMaio is rallying concerned citizens to stop these reckless placements and demand reforms to protect communities. Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio is spearheading a new campaign of concerned citizens — this time of Borrego Springs — to oppose the placement of …

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June 8, 2022

DeMaio Leads Signature Drive to Qualify the California Taxpayer Protection Act

Carl DeMaio is leading a statewide signature drive to block costly tax hikes in California. Over 1 million signatures have been collected and just 300,000 more needed by July 16. Californians already pay the highest taxes in the country — and Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is fighting to change that by forcing a statewide vote on the California Taxpayer …

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June 8, 2022

CA Primary Results: A Bad Night for Democrats

Experts say the Primary Suggests California Could Benefit from a “Red Wave” in 2022; Reform California’s Voter Guide Successful in Boosting Candidates in Key Races  While votes are still being counted across California, the results already paint a bleak picture for California Democrats. The results also point to a strong showing by candidates backed by Reform California. “We are thrilled …

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April 25, 2022

Carl DeMaio Discusses the Fight to Restore Election Integrity in California

On Thursday, April 21, Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio held a virtual Town Hall Briefing to discuss our ambitious plan to restore election integrity in California – particularly as we approach the all-important 2022 midterm elections! The plan includes a variety of projects and tactics: 1) A Voter ID Ballot Measure 2) An Audit of County Voter Rolls 3) Vote …

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March 12, 2022

Carl DeMaio Launches Petition to Suspend the State Gas Tax

The price of gas is now a record-breaking $5.18 per gallon statewide in California! Working families are getting CRUSHED, and that’s why we’re mobilizing a grassroots campaign to demand state politicians provide relief by suspending the state’s high gas tax! Here is how we can do this and how you can help! Carl DeMaio has created a statewide petition and grassroots …

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March 12, 2022

Carl DeMaio Spearheads Signature Drive in San Diego to Stop Tax Hikes

Californians already pay the highest taxes in the country — and Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is fighting to change that. “Californians already pay the highest income tax, the highest sales tax, the highest gas tax, and some of the highest property taxes in the nation — and now politicians even want to impose a new Mileage Tax,” DeMaio warned. …

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February 1, 2022

DeMaio Leads Fight Against Mileage Tax in California

On Top of the Highest Gas and Car Taxes in the Nation, California Democrats Now Want to Impose a Costly Mileage Tax on All Drivers If you thought it was expensive to own a car and drive in California before, you need to grab your wallet because it’s about to get a lot more expensive under a proposal from California …

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January 20, 2022

Briefing: Reform California’s Strategic Plan for the 2022 Elections

On Thursday, January 20, Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio held a virtual Town Hall Briefing to release an ambitious strategic plan for our statewide campaigns in 2022 to flip seats and defeat tax hikes in California. The plan includes a variety of projects and tactics under four top strategies: 1) Driving the narrative on issues we win on  2) election …

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December 3, 2021

RELEASE: Don’t Trust Local Politicians to Oppose Mileage Tax

We Can’t Trust Todd Gloria The Mileage Tax Won’t Be Dead Until We Elect New Leaders to SANDAG Reform California Continues County-Wide Campaign to Block Costly Tax Hikes Proposed by SANDAG and Todd Gloria  San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria (D) today released a carefully worded statement saying he wants to drop the idea of a Mileage Tax “for now” but today …

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December 3, 2021

RELEASE: Don’t Trust Local Politicians to Oppose Mileage Tax

We Can’t Trust Todd Gloria The Mileage Tax Won’t Be Dead Until We Elect New Leaders to SANDAG Reform California Continues County-Wide Campaign to Block Costly Tax Hikes Proposed by SANDAG and Todd Gloria  San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria (D) today released a carefully worded statement saying he wants to drop the idea of a Mileage Tax “for now” but …

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November 3, 2021

Republican Laura Lothian Wins Special Election

Opposition to Mileage Tax Proposal Propels Republicans to Big Win in City Council Election in Democratic Stronghold of La Mesa. Reform California has been warning San Diego politicians that backing the controversial Mileage Tax proposal will backfire on them politically – and now an upset win in a Special Election in La Mesa provides proof of that. In a Special …

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October 4, 2021

TAKE THE SURVEY: Set The Priorities for Statewide Ballot Measures in 2022

Reform California is asking all of its supporters for input on what priorities it should set on proposed statewide ballot measures proposed for the November 2022 election. The California Secretary of State just updated the list of proposed state ballot measures for the 2022 election in California. Some are REALLY BAD, but some are good. Reform California certainly will oppose …

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October 2, 2021

Carl DeMaio Announces Win in Fight to Block Placement of Sexually Violent Predator

It’s official! San Diego County officials are withdrawing their reckless proposal to place a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) in Rancho Bernardo. The move came just hours after former San Diego City Councilmember Carl DeMaio held a press conference to release a letter from the owners of the proposed placement property telling the Judge in the case that they had changed …

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August 27, 2021

OC Register: How a Grassroots Campaign Can Win the Recall

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio Issues Urgent Call for Volunteers in Op-Ed Running in 13 SCNG Papers This weekend the Southern California News Group will run an op-ed from Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio regarding the California Recall Election. In the op-ed DeMaio argues that despite Gavin Newsom’s advantages, the YES on Recall campaign can still win if enough volunteers …

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August 24, 2021

Reform California Unveils English and Spanish TV Ads for YES on Recall Campaign

Cost-of-living, Crime, and Covid Failures emphasized in “Voices” ads as best case to win Undecided and Latino Voters. Reform California, one of the largest groups backing the Recall of Gavin Newsom, today announced it will fund the first TV ads YES on Recall targeting undecided and Latino voters statewide. The ads will run on English and Spanish broadcast stations as …

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July 5, 2021

Webinar: Best Ways to Convince Voters to Recall Gavin Newsom

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio recently hosted a webinar training where he gave our volunteers the best messaging points to use in convincing undecided voters to vote YES on the Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Watch this informative webinar and learn!  Share these key messaging points with your friends!  

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July 5, 2021

Fox Business News: California’s new COVID-19 workplace rules will deal ‘crushing blow’ to businesses, critic warns

Former San Diego city council member Carl DeMaio slammed the state’s latest “draconian” workplace regulations on COVID-19 masks, warning that, if enforced, will deal a “crushing blow” to California businesses. “I think a lot of people were stunned by that ultimate rule. I talked to various business groups who just felt it was arbitrary, capricious, (and) draconian,” said DeMaio, who …

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June 15, 2021

Carl DeMaio on Gov. Newsom continuing state of emergency past June 15

  SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Gov. Gavin Newsom has stated that California’s State of Emergency will not be lifted past the June 15 reopening date. Meanwhile, the governor has also lifted the mask mandate for vaccinated adults but not for vaccinated K-12 students, who must remain masked while at school. “There’s no science to back it up,” said Carl DeMaio, …

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April 19, 2021

DeMaio Blasts SB 663 as “Voter Intimidation on Steroids”

As Democrats blast Georgia for a so-called Jim Crow voting law, California Democrats are poised to pass a real Jim Crow law (SB 663) that seeks to intimidate voters who sign petitions on Recalls of politicians and Ballot Measures on issues they disagree with. 1. “With SB 663, Democrats are embracing the worst form of voter suppression we’ve seen since …

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April 6, 2021

DeMaio, Carlsbad business owners launch recall effort against Schumacher

CARLSBAD —A well-known Republican radio host and local rabble-rouser launched a recall campaign seeking to remove Carlsbad City Councilwoman Cori Schumacher from office during an April 5 rally in front of a crowd at Pine Avenue Park in Carlsbad. Carl DeMaio, founder of Reform California, said Carlsbad residents have had enough of Schumacher’s behavior, vicious attacks on residents and “pay-to-play” …

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March 12, 2021

Briefing: Next Steps In The Recall Of Gov. Gavin Newsom

Watch Carl DeMaio host a critical briefing on the Recall of Governor Newsom! Governor Newsom and his cronies will continue to play games and we must fight them every step of the way! In this webinar we discuss how the fight doesn’t stop when the Recall qualifies, how to stay engaged in the effort, and what steps we need to …

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March 9, 2021

Carl DeMaio Blasts San Diego Mayor for Proposing Law Allowing Abusive Pension Payouts at Taxpayers’ Expense

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria Proposes Change in City Pension Law to Permit “Quadruple Dipping” at Taxpayers’ Expense Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio blasts the practice as “an outrageous abuse of taxpayer funds” At a time when the city faces a massive budget shortfall and city politicians are seeking to overturn the 2012 voter-approved pension reform measure, San …

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March 4, 2021

Carl DeMaio Joins Parents to Launch Recall Campaign Against Controversial School Board Member

Parents Launch Recall Campaign Against School Board Member Who Was Caught on Video Calling Reopening Schools an Act of “White Supremacy” La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Board Member Charda Bell-Fontenot Opposes School Reopenings and Claims Asking Teachers to Return to Work in Classrooms is an Act of “Slavery” A group of outraged parents and concerned citizens today formally announced a …

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February 16, 2021

DeMaio Urges No Vote on CRP Rules Change on Endorsements

Dear CRP Delegates — Several changes to the CAGOP’s bylaws are being proposed at this weekend’s convention. I am strongly urging a NO VOTE on rules change #5 (Mahan) and here’s why. Rules change #5 by Mahan will strip you as a delegate of the CRP of any role in making an endorsement of a replacement candidate in the upcoming …

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January 24, 2021

Watch: Town Hall with Carl DeMaio on Reform California’s 2021 Strategic Initiatives

Reform California scored many wins in the 2020 election (defeating tax hikes like Prop 15 and local tax hike/bond measures as well as flipping several legislative seats). Our 2021 plans build on those successes! Among the initiatives discussed in this virtual Town Hall: • Election Integrity Initiative: Making sure we stop fraudulent practices that weaken the security of our electoral …

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January 6, 2021

DeMaio Statement on Efforts to Invalidate Prop B – San Diego Pension Reform Initiative

“The effort by City Hall politicians and government union bosses to invalidate San Diego’s Prop B Pension Reform Initiative is a shameful and corrupt attempt to invalidate the will of the voters.  A super-majority of 65% of San Diego voters approved common-sense Pension Reform in 2012 to save the city from bankruptcy and to end the outrageous gold-plated pension payouts …

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November 20, 2020

Carl DeMaio’s 2020 Election Recap and Preview of 2022

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio recently hosted a virtual briefing to provide a recap on the 2020 Elections in California and preview some exciting plans for preparing for success in the 2022 elections. In 2020 California voters and reformers scored some major hard fought victories this year. We defeated Prop 15 the massive tax hike, stopped multiple local tax measures …

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October 20, 2020

Carl DeMaio and Crime Victim Advocates Urge Yes on Prop 20

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio and four leaders of crime victim advocacy groups held a press conference today to urge voters to vote YES on Prop 20. Prop 20 will reduce crime and keep our neighborhoods safe by restoring the felony status to a variety of crimes that California politicians have downgraded to mere misdemeanors. Prop 20 would also give victims …

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October 12, 2019

Carl DeMaio Unveils Bold 3-Point Plan to Stop Tijuana Sewage Spills From Contaminating San Diego Beaches

Coalition Proposes Presidential Declaration and Citizens’ Initiative to Force Closure of Border with Tijuana on Any Day Sewage Spills Close San Diego Beaches TIJUANA BORDER – Activists joined Carl DeMaio today at the US-Mexico border to support DeMaio’s bold 3-point plan to combat sewage spills which cause San Diego beaches to be closed a whopping 131 days of the year. …

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