election

Reader Input: Cut candidate spending

Mark Jensen of Newcastle’s letter of June 7 is so right-on (“Politicians and celebrities lack honesty”). Who will make Hillary (Clinton) obey the law? No one, i ...

Reader Input: Election choice is very clear

Bill Clinton said it: “It’s the economy, stupid.” Hillary Clinton is going to say it: “It’s the economy, stupid.” President Obama and Democrat ...

Reader Input: Seeing no justice under Obama

Equal treatment under the law? Not in Obama’s America. (I mean) Obama’s executive action that he says is for 5 million immigrants (it will be 4 millions more). Firs ...

Reader Input: Evil wins when good do nothing

It is saddening to read articles that say only 38 percent of those eligible to vote, actually voted in the most recent election. The article in Tuesday’s Auburn Journal sai ...

Reader Input: At polls, apathy prevailed

In this last election, only 40 percent of the American people voted. And none of the issues — ISIS, Ebola, Ukraine, immigration reform, infrastructure spending, subsidies for ...

In municipal musical chairs, Holmes is last man standing

This week, Auburn had what was in some ways an awkward election — a municipal version of musical chairs, with four candidates scrambling for three seats. When the music stopp ...

Two candidates nearly tied for Auburn council seat

For two candidates running for Auburn City Council, the race was still too close to call Wednesday evening for either to claim victory or defeat. Daniel Berlant, a newcomer hopefu ...

Newcomer candidates get seasoned fast

Political campaigning is hard, and it can be an eye-opening experience for the unseasoned candidate. Two local candidates, Art Moore, who is running against incumbent Rep. Tom McC ...

GOP Secretary of State candidate Peterson stumps for transparency

In an uphill election battle with Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla for the state Secretary of State post, Republican Pete Peterson is attempting to lose some GOP political baggage he s ...

McClintock, Moore in last leg of race

With the 4th District congressional election less than three months away, the funding disparity between incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock and GOP challenger Art Moore c ...