Placer County Office of Elections

Another View: Election season – what a wonderful time of year

The elections are coming and it can be an exciting and, at times, tedious period for the newspaper. I love the election process and the ability to vote. That said, it is very easy ...

Measure B could come before voters again

A group of Newcastle residents opposed to some of the terms outlined in Measure B have collected enough signatures to see it changed or brought back before voters. Measure B, an ...

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 ...

Opponents of Measure B fire back with petition

The debate between some Newcastle residents over a recently passed initiative to provide additional funding for the fire protection district rages on. Measure B, an annual $146.4 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Official Measure B results coming soon

Official Measure B results should be available by the end of the week, according to the Placer County Office of Elections. Semi-official results indicate that the parcel tax to f ...

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 ...

Residents consider candidacy

Auburn may see some new faces in elected positions after Nov. 2. Residents Dan Sokol, Bob Snyder and Joseph Labrie have pulled papers for Auburn City Council, according to the Pla ...

Three Council members hope to return

Three Auburn City Council members are hoping to represent residents for another four years. The Placer County Office of Elections issued papers to Councilmen Kevin Hanley and Mike ...