election

Gaines bests Campanale in 4th District Assembly special election

Republican Beth Gaines was on her way to a special election win against Assembly District 4 opponent Dennis Campanale on Tuesday. Gaines had secured a comfortable 10-percentage-po ...

What Dennis Campanale campaign?

State Sen. Ted Gaines has received much criticism for running for two offices this past November thereby forcing a special election to fill his old Assembly seat at considerable ex ...

Shame on both Gaineses

On the subject of the coming runoff election, I am appalled that State Sen. (Ted) Gaines, a self-proclaimed fiscal conservative, would set this district’s taxpayers up to pay for ...

Weary of Gaines double-speak

We have yet another election coming up on Tuesday, May 3, at great expense to us, the taxpayer. We have to shoulder all this expense because our “fiscally responsible,” now St ...

Our View: Election industry doing just fine, thanks to District 4

What costs nearly $2 million, has taxpayers fuming and leaves much of the Sierra foothills without representation on the home court? No, it’s not the Sacramento Kings’ latest ...

No gain with Ted Gaines

Wow! When you think you’ve heard it all the politicians just keep babbling. The not-so-one-and-only (Ted) Gaines now says that he blames the series of costly elections on an impe ...

Many candidates chase few votes in Assembly special election

There is no shortage of candidates to replace Ted Gaines as District 4 assemblyman in Tuesday’s special primary election. But it looks as if there will be a dearth of voters. I ...

Gaines, Allard, Campanale seen as early frontrunners in Assembly race

With seven Republicans and one Democrat in the running, the District 4 Assembly special election is turning into a horse race – with plenty of jockeying for position out of the s ...

Senate candidates Gaines and Cooley spar in special election over budget

Republican Ted Gaines and Democrat Ken Cooley are approaching Election Day on Tuesday battling for the vacant 1st District state Senate seat and over government costs and taxes. Ga ...

GOP should say yes to progress

As California goes, so goes the nation. Look to the last election in California. Big Money lost. The people saw through trying to buy an election. The GOP, in trying to take down ...

Ruffalo: It’s time to get real about our real money crisis

While trying to find that last piece of dark meat to complete the umpteenth turkey sandwich, it occurs to me despite all of the paring and carving we’ve seen from our various gov ...

Recreation district avoiding board member censure

The recreation district election mudslinging has been put to bed, but re-elected board members said they would never forget the comments. Two seats were up for election on the Aub ...

Voters did not rise to occasion

Now that the mid-term election is behind us, I have to ask the question, “What is wrong with the voters in California?” We have record deficits, record debt, annual late budge ...

Lack of ballots, power outage present unique Election Night

Residents of the Auburn Lake Trails subdivision in Cool weathered hours of waiting and a power outage in order to vote Tuesday night. William “Bill” Schultz, recorder-clerk an ...

Rudd, Dawson Bartley lead Sierra College race

A couple of new faces will be on the Sierra Joint Community College District board. According to semi-official election results, Howard Rudd and Cari Dawson Bartley were leading ...