Articles Tagged With ‘Elections’




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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)

SLO City Council field expands to six

A total of six candidates are now expected to run for two open San Luis Obispo City Council seats. Two council seats are up for grabs because Councilman John Ashbaugh is termed out and Councilman... (Continue reading)

Heidi Harmon challenges Marx in SLO mayoral race

Environmental activist Heidi Harmon is planning on challenging fellow Democrat San Luis Obispo Mayor Jan Marx in the November election. Marx has held the mayoral seat since 2010. Harmon describes herself as an experienced community... (Continue reading)

Controversial candidate enters Santa Maria mayor race

A former Santa Maria teacher and school board member, who came under fire in both roles, has entered the city’s mayoral race. Will Smith is currently the only challenger to incumbent Mayor Alice Patino. [KEYT]... (Continue reading)

Caren Ray to launch political comeback

Former San Luis Obispo County supervisor Caren Ray is attempting to launch a political comeback. Ray announced Wednesday that she is vying to reclaim a seat on the Arroyo Grande City Council. Ray, a Santa... (Continue reading)



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