Articles Tagged With ‘Elections’




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Court dismisses Knight’s soliciting a vote charge

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN The court dismissed a charge of soliciting a vote in the trial of 86-year-old Edith Knight of Atascadero at a trial that kicked off Wednesday in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Californians crowd SLO courthouse to back woman charged with electioneering

Residents from all over California showed up at San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Tuesday to support an elderly Atascadero woman whom state prosecutors have charged with electioneering. [KSBY] Edith Knight is facing two misdemeanor... (Continue reading)

Atascadero Republican activist charged with electioneering at polling place

Following the release of a YouTube video published by an opponent of the rejected Santa Margarita quarry project, an elderly Atascadero activist has come in the cross hairs of state prosecutors and is now facing... (Continue reading)

How do SLO County cities match California electoral preferences?

According to data released by the California Secretary of State, the cities of Morro Bay and Pismo Beach are strong indicators of the political tide in California. [Sac Bee] Last November, the selections made by... (Continue reading)

Will a billionaire Republican run for California governor?

After a billionaire Republican completed an improbable run to the White House, another billionaire Republican is considering a possible bid for governor of Democrat-controlled California. [Politico] Peter Thiel, a libertarian-leaning gay Republican, is a co-founder... (Continue reading)

Election tensions surface in SLO County

On an Election Day in which tensions boiled over in some parts of the United States, a few minor disruptions to voting took place in San Luis Obispo County. In Southern California, a deadly gun... (Continue reading)

Federal, state and local election results

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a turbulent 2016 election cycle, Republican billionaire Donald Trump has been hired, and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has not been fired. Trump, a political novice, defeated former secretary... (Continue reading)

Election Night: Local parties to crash

An unusually heated election cycle, both nationally and in San Luis Obispo County’s District 3, is drawing to a close. Likewise, the slugfest of the Cunningham-Ortiz-Legg State Assembly race is wrapping up. Who will have reason... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s city fundraising races take shape

San Luis Obispo businessman Aaron Gomez and SLO architect Andy Pease are the countywide leaders in fundraising among candidates for city office. Gomez and Pease lead a pack of six candidates who are vying for... (Continue reading)

Atascadero council race takes shape

One incumbent and four challengers are competing for a total of two Atascadero City Council seats in the November election. Councilwoman Roberta Fonzi is running for reelection, while Councilman Bob Kelley has opted not to... (Continue reading)



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