Election 2012

Elections Office issues final results for Nov. 6 voting

Final results of the Placer County Elections Office’s canvassing process were released at midnight Thursday, adding more than 40,000 votes to numbers totaled on election nigh ...

Lungren concedes, congratulates Bera in 7th Congressional District race

Rep. Dan Lungren, following a heated race in the newly created 7th Congressional District, has officially lost his bid to retain his seat. Democratic challenger Ami Bera, who unsu ...

Noon Hour Update: Ski season preview; election vote count update; hit-and-run sentencing and Placer High football playoffs

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Thousands of Auburn votes yet to be counted

The latest numbers from the Placer County Elections Office reinforce the notion that there is still much to be determined before winners emerge for the two available seats on the A ...

As fire board challengers declare victory, incumbents defy defeat

Candidates challenging the three incumbents of the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board of Directors were preparing for their new roles on Wednesday, but current members aren&r ...

Noon Hour Update: Election 2012; Auburn City Council race; is Raley’s strike affecting local businesses?; PCWA race and Newcastle Fire Protection District

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Obama wins second term but nation still deeply split

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The election laid bare a dual — and dueling — nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn ov ...

Three Newcastle fire board incumbents teetering in seats late Tuesday

Matters of fire protection in Newcastle could fall on new leadership if election results from late Tuesday night maintain. Incumbents of the Newcastle Fire Protection District Boa ...

Newcastle’s Measure K falling short late Tuesday

Election results on a measure set to reform a controversial parcel tax in Newcastle indicated it was narrowly falling short of the two-thirds vote needed to pass. Measure K held 7 ...

California closely divided on hot-button initiatives

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — California voters were closely divided Tuesday on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase while they weighed whether to end ...

Republicans ready to grasp renewed House control

  WASHINGTON — Republicans had renewed control of the House within their grasp early Wednesday as the two parties traded gains from the Eastern seaboard to the Southwes ...

Sen. Feinstein wins fourth term by wide margin

  LOS ANGELES  — California voters decisively endorsed long-serving U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday, sending the powerful Democrat back to the nation's c ...

Democrats maintain control of Senate

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats secured a majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensi ...

Garcia, Roccucci, Gore win Roseville City Council race

The three female candidates for Roseville City Council came away with the most votes, according to semi-official election results posted Tuesday. Councilwoman Carol Garcia garnere ...

Voters in NY, NJ not deterred by storm's effects

  POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) — Election Day turnout was heavy Tuesday in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, a welcome change from crisis to catharsi ...