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Paltry turnout forecast for Placer County election Tuesday
Wednesday May 30 2012
AUBURN CA - Most Placer County voters could be greeting Tuesday?s election with a big yawn, projections from elections chief Jim McCauley are suggesting. If McCauley?s projection t ...
New election laws cumbersome for Placer
Tuesday Jan 03 2012
AUBURN CA - Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said Tuesday that, early in the election season, his office has been sorting out state mandates and new election rules. “La ...
Assembly special election a waste? Some voters thought so
Friday May 13 2011
Simmering voter unhappiness boiled over on Election Day May 3 and the people who oversee the count say they had never seen anything like it. Ophir resident Gail Reinke was one of ...
Placer County’s District 4 Assembly turnout sinks to new lows
Wednesday May 04 2011
In terms of turnout, the District 4 Assembly election on Tuesday was dismal. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said that his pre-election forecast was holding up, with vo ...
Low turnout predicted in Assembly District 4 election
Monday May 02 2011
The special election to fill the District 4 Assembly seat isn’t so special with Placer County voters. Blaming a possible case of voter fatigue, Placer County’s election chief ...
Wrath on the ballot: $15.85-a-vote special election criticized
Friday Mar 11 2011
A lack of voter interest drove up Placer County’s cost of Tuesday’s special election to more than $15.85 a vote. And many of the Assembly District 4 voters who cast ballots di ...
GOP Gaines says she’s ready for runoff rumble with Democrat Campanale
Wednesday Mar 09 2011
With the Election Day count almost completed, 4th Assembly District candidate Beth Gaines is holding onto her lead today over fellow Republican John Allard for the second slot on a ...
Assembly candidate Allard loses court challenge against Gaines
Friday Feb 04 2011
A judge has thrown out 4th Assembly District candidate John Allard’s suit over opponent Beth Gaines’ small-business credentials. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Timothy ...
Placer County facing $3.25 million in special election costs this year
Thursday Jan 13 2011
The price tag for elections is sky-high in Placer County in 2011. Estimates are that as many as four special elections could take place before the start of summer and cost the cou ...
Tuesday’s election bringing out strong feelings among voters
Friday Oct 29 2010
Auburn’s Norm Johnson will be stepping up to vote Tuesday with red ink on his mind – government red ink. “I don’t like what’s going on,” Johnson said. “People need to ...
Candidate field is a lean one so far in Placer County
Monday Jul 26 2010
The field is far from filled for the Nov. 2 election, sparking Placer County’s elections chief to put a call out for candidates. Jim McCauley, the county clerk and registrar of v ...
Final primary vote count in as Placer County girds for more election battles Nov. 2
Friday Jul 02 2010
The drive toward the Nov. 2 general election has already started in Placer County. With the final vote count from the June 8 primary made official this past week, county elections ...
Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race
Wednesday Jun 09 2010
Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...
Low voter turnout could make this worst Election Day ever
Monday Jun 07 2010
Jim McCauley is getting concerned. When all ballots are counted from today’s statewide primary vote, McCauley – Placer County’s elections chief – has a sinking feeling tha ...
June primary race is on: Candidates can take out money-saving petitions
Tuesday Jan 05 2010
And they’re off. Candidates-to-be in the June 8 primary election are taking their first steps toward that target date by taking out signature-in-lieu petitions. Monday was the ...
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