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Another View: Why you should run for local office
Friday Jun 15 2012
Celebrated as the best example of democracy and cursed as the worst form of fragmented government, special districts, school districts and city councils are California’s most ...
Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections
Wednesday Jun 06 2012
Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...
Register to vote by Monday
Thursday May 17 2012
Placer County residents have until the stroke of midnight Monday to register to vote in the June 5 presidential primary election. Even with a traditionally high voter turnout, Pla ...
Who can you vote for in June?
Wednesday May 02 2012
Editor?s Note: The Journal interviewed Jim McCauley, Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters to learn about changes, including redistricting, going into effect for the upc ...
Democrat dismisses news as myth
Tuesday Apr 24 2012
I would like to add some clarity and a different perspective to Democrat Brian Hassett’s (April 22) letter to the editor (“Where were the questions?”) The outreac ...
Sample ballots to be sent soon
Monday Apr 16 2012
Placer County registered voters can expect to see the sample ballot pamphlet for the June 2012 presidential primary in their mailboxes soon. The sample ballots are scheduled to be ...
Ruffalo: Grand Jury directs its gaze on redistricting process
Friday May 27 2011
By now, most of the gentle readers know we’re in the midst of the mandated redistricting effort, an exercise which takes place every 10 years. The process, which is driven by the ...
Jim Ruffalo: Gaines’ shot at two offices could cost us
Friday Oct 29 2010
Wringing out the notebook while professing gratitude over the abundance of the recent rainfall. My parched lawn needed it. One thing that — at least in my humble opinion — cou ...
Placer’s registered voters now 200,000 strong
Friday Oct 15 2010
Not even opening the notebook while sending kudos and props to Chile for what’s being called the Miner Miracle. Had the same calamity happened in this country, we’d still be w ...
City Council candidates speak out
Friday Aug 06 2010
A former Auburn City Council member and current City Clerk have decided to add their names to the list of candidates vying for three City Council positions. Other candidates inclu ...
Where have all candidates gone in Placer County?
Tuesday Mar 09 2010
Is Robert Weygandt that good? Has Gayle Garbolina-Mojica exceeded expectations for area students and parents? Has Kristin Spears improved the property tax assessment process? Has J ...
Deadline nears to file for spot on June ballot
Tuesday Mar 09 2010
Three days before the filing deadline, Placer County’s ballot slate for the June 8 election is nearly in place. “There are still a lot of incumbents who will bring in papers d ...
Low voter turnout expected Tuesday
Saturday May 16 2009
Voter turnout in Placer County could range from 41 to 44 percent on Tuesday for the statewide general election, elections chief Jim McCauley said. McCauley, the county clerk and r ...
Women’s issues placed in spotlight
Thursday Apr 30 2009
Beth McGovern, legislative director for California’s commission on the status of women, is the featured speaker at a free community education program “On Being a Savvy Advocate ...
Looking Behind the Scenes: County elections department looks to go modern
Friday Jan 23 2009
Impatiently racing through the notebook while wondering why it’s taking President Obama so long to turn around the economy ... Meanwhile, other things go slow and smooth, such a ...
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