special election

New District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen sworn in

AUBURN CA - Republican Jim Nielsen was sworn in Thursday as the new 4th state senator. The election for the sprawling Northern California district, which takes in part of North Au ...

Reader Input: Vote for fiscal prudence Jan. 8

On Jan. 8, Jim Nielsen will be on a special election ballot for the State Senate seat in District 4, which covers parts of Auburn and the western Placer County area of Rocklin and ...

Dem, GOP candidates in state Senate runoff for Placer representation

AUBURN CA - Voters in a portion of Placer County that includes parts of North Auburn and Meadow Vista as well as Lincoln, Rocklin and Loomis will have a chance to go to the polls a ...

Noon Hour Update: Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration in Auburn; how to pick a safe elder care home?; county seat on the move?; Placer High girls hoops tournament

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Noon Hour Update: House fire in Auburn; special election preview; ski resort business report and high school sports

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Special election about greed

Greed is made self-evident by actions! Two members of a well-to-do family salaried by the taxpayer, health plan covered by the taxpayer and pensions covered by the taxpayer demon ...

Assembly special election a waste? Some voters thought so

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 ...

Low turnout predicted in Assembly District 4 election

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 ...

Campanale: Chances "slim" of beating Assembly opponent Beth Gaines

Heading into the home stretch in the 4th District Assembly race, Republican Beth Gaines is running a strong, well-financed campaign that her opponent, Democrat Dennis Campanale, ev ...

Wrath on the ballot: $15.85-a-vote special election criticized

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

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 ...

Campanale, Gaines lead in District 4 Assembly race

The District 4 Assembly special election’s lone Democrat candidate was leading a field of eight Tuesday while Beth Gaines was ahead in a battle with John Allard for second place ...

Gaines needs to come clean

(State Sen.) Ted Gaines is becoming our million-dollar baby with an $800,000 special election, months of a vacant district office and other incidental expenses. Was the idea of r ...

D.C. trip expenses put Assembly candidate Allard on hot seat with tax watchdog

Hotel room costs and claims for meals have a 4th District Assembly candidate at odds with a taxpayers group just as voters are receiving their sample ballots. At an average cost o ...

No District 4 Assembly office holder but office still being rented

Add the cost of four months' rent to the special election tab revolving around Sen. Ted Gaines’ decision to seek two state offices at the same time. The total, according to leas ...