Articles Tagged With ‘Elections’




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SLO voters shoot down nondiscrimination in housing measure

In a special election in which only a quarter of city voters participated, the San Luis Obispo electorate shot down an initiative aimed at permanently putting an end to SLO’s dormant rental inspection program. The ballot measure asked voters whether... (Continue reading)

California progressives may take battle over Democratic chair to court

The California Democratic Party has certified the results of its state chairmanship election in which the establishment candidate narrowly edged the leader of the statewide progressive movement. Progressive leaders are still not content, though, and are threatening to take the... (Continue reading)

Progressives win battle for SLO County Democratic Party Chair

Following months of battling for control of the San Luis Obispo County Democratic Party, the SLO County Progressives have taken over the helm of the local party. On Monday, the SLO County Democratic Party elected Rosemary Canfield, the choice of... (Continue reading)

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 Superior Court. Knight was facing... (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 counts, and if convicted, could... (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 charges. Edith Knight is 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 both Morro Bay and Pismo... (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 of PayPal and was an... (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 battle broke out near a... (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 of state Hillary Clinton to... (Continue reading)



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