special election

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 ...

Gaines, Allard, Campanale seen as early frontrunners in Assembly race

With seven Republicans and one Democrat in the running, the District 4 Assembly special election is turning into a horse race – with plenty of jockeying for position out of the s ...

Gaines moves on Senate bill to cut special-election costs

State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has introduced a bill that could cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. But the move – days after Gaines’ wife, ...

Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded

The opening for the District 4 Assembly seat vacated by now-state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has resulted in a flurry of candidate activity. Seven candidates or prospective can ...

Placer County facing $3.25 million in special election costs this year

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 ...

State Sen. Ted Gaines' wife Beth Gaines seeks Assembly seat

Beth Gaines, wife of state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, will try to make it a husband-and-wife team at the Capitol. Gaines, whose husband was sworn in as senator last week, threw ...