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    Kevin Kiley Elected to State Assembly

    With 100% of precincts reporting, Kevin Kiley has won election to represent the California 6th District in the State Assembly. The 6th District includes south Placer County and parts of Sacramento and El Dorado counties.

    "I am deeply grateful to everyone who worked so hard over the last 18 months. This victory would not have been possible without our incredible volunteers, who worked tirelessly making phone calls, knocking on doors, sending letters, and getting our message out in so many ways," Kiley said. "Thank you for your amazing support!"

    View the election results by clicking here.

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    Top 10 reasons to vote for Kevin Kiley

    With Election Day just a few weeks away, we wanted to give you the top 10 reasons to vote Kiley for Assembly.

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    Virtual Yard Sign

    Ballots went out last week. Help us get out the vote by sharing a virtual yard sign!

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    Kevin Kiley Named Trailblazer

    Today Kevin Kiley was recognized as a Trailblazer by California Trailblazers, an organization committed to identifying and training the next generation of Republican leaders. See the press release below:

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Trailblazers, a program with a track record of successfully recruiting, training, and helping to elect the next generation of Republican leaders, today announced its board of directors classified Kevin Kiley (AD - 6) as a ‘Trailblazer,’ the third tier and highest distinction in the program. 

    “Kiley has continued to prove himself on the campaign trail,” said Trailblazers CEO Jessica Patterson. “Through strong fundraising efforts and a robust volunteer program, Kiley continues to engage the sixth Assembly district through positive education about conservative issues that matter to the local community.”  

    To become 'Trailblazers,' candidates must meet rigorous campaign metrics established by the program. ‘Trailblazers’ have raised more than $400,000, without loans or personal funds, and identified a clear path to victory in their districts. In addition, these candidates have also created and are executing strong media, fundraising, social media, coalition, finance and Get Out The Vote plans, and have participated in Trailblazers trainings to learn sophisticated campaign strategies and tactics.

    Kiley is a former Deputy Attorney General who represented the state of California. Prior to serving as Deputy Attorney General, he taught 10th grade English at a South Central Los Angeles high school, devoting himself to education and leading an award-winning speech and debate team. Kiley earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, a law degree from Yale, and a master’s in secondary education from Loyola Marymount. He has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Previously, Kiley worked for Irell & Manella, where he represented individuals and businesses in high stakes litigation.

    “Kiley is a tremendous example of the leaders California Trailblazers aims to elect to office and represents the next generation of Republican leaders who are engaged, enthusiastic and equipped with the experience and knowledge to win elections and lead from day one,” said Trailblazers CEO Jessica Patterson.

    Until the November 8 election, California Trailblazers will continue to provide support to Republican legislative candidates to ensure they are positioned to win.

    California Trailblazers aims to recruit and train Republican candidates who reflect California’s diverse population. The program is modeled after the National Republican Congressional Committee’s successful Young Guns program.  For more information, please visit www.catrailblazers.com. Follow @CaTrailblazers.

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    How Effective is Precinct Walking?

    This report was compiled by the campaign's interns and volunteers. If you're interested in becoming an intern for the campaign, click here.

    First, a quick summary of the overall results for Kevin. According to data released by Placer County, Kevin received 14,886 of the 86,621 votes cast during the election, giving him an overall percentage of 17.19% of the total vote.

    Kevin did significantly better in precincts canvassed by volunteers (i.e., precincts in which volunteers contacted voters by knocking on doors). In fact, a majority of votes Kevin received came from canvassed precincts.

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    Roseville Resident Starts Ride-Sharing Business

    Use Uber or Lyft? A Roseville resident has developed his own ride-sharing app. The Roseville Press Tribune reports

    A local man and former owner of Yellow Cab of Roseville has created a mobile app to compete with rideshare giants in the greater Sacramento area.

    App creator Francisco Rizet launched “Zride” July 1 on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, aiming to take on rideshare services like Uber and Lyft. Though founded just under seven years ago, Uber’s latest valuation suggests the company is worth $66 billion.

    All too often, California's small business owners are impeded by overregulation. Once elected, Kevin Kiley will stand with innovative entrepreneurs like Francisco. Here's more on Zride: 

    While also providing the best ride for consumers, Rizet said that by creating the app he hoped to help small business owners compete as a team. Zride currently boasts nearly 100 registered drivers.

    Passengers who hail a ride with Zride’s app can call any size vehicle at any time of the day, for $1 per mile. While other rideshare apps force consumers to agree to variable pricing throughout the day as the demand for rides rises and falls, Zride’s rate stays constant.

    Good luck, Francisco! You can read more about Kevin's plan for letting businesses thrive here.

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    Governor's Reception

    Governor Pete Wilson will be joining us for a special reception on Saturday, August 27. I hope you can make it and help the campaign get off to a strong start for the General Election. Download an invitation by clicking here.

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    A Note about Yard Signs

    Just a quick note for those of you displaying yard signs. The general rule is that political signs should be taken down by Friday of this week. In most cases, signs can be re-displayed starting September 8 (two months before the November run-off).

    If you don't wish to put your yard sign into storage, you can call the campaign at 916-745-6284, and we'll send someone to retrieve it. (We'll be happy to return the sign in September, should you so desire.)

    Thanks for all your support, and onward to November!

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    Kevin Kiley Advances to General Election

    With 100% of precincts reporting, Kevin Kiley has qualified for the General Election this November. He will face Brian Caples, a Democrat.

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    Rising Crime Rates in California

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    In the last year crime rates spiked across California, the first significant rise in criminal activity since realignment. In Roseville, violent crime is up 21%; robbery, 72%. In Sacramento, homicide is up 37%; robbery, 25%; and aggravated assault, 23%. In San Francisco, robberies have increased by 23% and car break-ins by 47%.

    Find out why by using our Law Enforcement Simulator to walk in the shoes of a California police officer. Check it out by clicking here.

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