Articles Tagged With ‘Abel Maldonado’

Final cost of special election: $750,000

The special state Senate elections from last June and August will end up costing San Luis Obispo County $750,000. [Tribune] County Clerk-Recorder Julie Rodewald says the cost of the election to replace Abel Maldonado does not include the four other... (Continue reading)

Spirit of Small Business Awards, event photos

The eighth Annual Spirit of Small Business Awards Luncheon, held at Fess Parker’s Double Tree Resort, celebrated the achievements of small businesses from San Luis Obispo, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Award winners included  Thoma Electric of San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Maldonado struggling in lieutenant governor race

New financial reports indicate that Abel Maldonado’s campaign for California lieutenant governor is tens of thousands of dollars in debt, while the Republican still struggles to make himself known to voters. [Mercury News] A Field Poll from July shows Maldonado... (Continue reading)

Maldonado pays off $100,000 tax lien

Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado’s family business in Santa Maria paid $111,146 in back taxes Monday, following press reports of tax liens against the Central Coast Republican who is running for re-election. [LA Times] Maldonado’s campaign manager released a copy of... (Continue reading)

IRS files lien against Maldonado for $100,000

The Internal Revenue Service filed a lien against property owned by Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado and his family earlier this year, claiming the Santa Maria Republican owes the federal government more than $100,000 in taxes. [LA Times] It is the... (Continue reading)

Poll: Newsom has 9-point lead over Maldonado

A new Field Poll shows that San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom currently enjoys a 9-point lead over former state Senator Abel Maldonado in the race for lieutenant governor. [San Francisco Chronicle] The poll shows Newsom leading Maldonado, who was appointed... (Continue reading)

It’s not easy being Abel Maldonado

Now that he is lieutenant governor, former Central Coast state senator Abel Maldonado gets a lot of statewide press–even if they can’t always spell his name correctly. [Press-Telegram] Check out this opening paragraph (including spelling errors) from a Long Beach... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado interviewed on Colbert Report

Another first for the Central Coast — Abel Maldonado became the first local public figure to be interviewed by Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central’s popular TV show, “The Colbert Report.” [Los Angeles Times] Maldonado flew to New York City for... (Continue reading)

Maldonado to be sworn in Tuesday as lieutenant governor

Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) is expected to make a little Central Coast political history on Tuesday when he is sworn in as California’s new lieutenant governor. [Los Angeles Times] Maldonado’s expected ascension marks the highest any Central Coast politician has... (Continue reading)

Maldonado wins key support to be lieutenant governor

Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) appears to be on his way to becoming the next lieutenant governor of California [Los Angeles Times] The moderate Republican cleared a major hurdle Thursday morning when the state Assembly confirmed his nomination by a vote... (Continue reading)