Jim McCauley

Another View: Why you should run for local office

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...