Articles Tagged With ‘Campaign 2018’




SLO County’s numerous election winners and losers are…

An unusually competitive primary election cycle — containing hotly contested races for everything from county supervisor to superior court judge — has come to an end. Will the family of deceased SLO County Jail inmate Andrew Holland succeed in ousting conservative... (Continue reading)

Judicial elections shape the Grand Jury

On Valentine’s Day, readers found out how important voting to tearing down financial barriers against people accessing justice is in San Luis Obispo County this year. When I started practicing law here, in 1978, strong judges with strong personalities and... (Continue reading)

California Democrats deadlock on top races, snub Feinstein

The California Democratic Party concluded its state convention over the weekend without endorsing longtime U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, nor a single candidate in the top four races on the ticket. According to party rules, a candidate must receive 60 percent... (Continue reading)

David Boyer enters race for SLO County assessor seat

Former deputy assessor David Boyer announced last week that he is running against San Luis Obispo County Assessor Tom Bordonaro for the county assessor seat. [Cal Coast Times] Boyer, 43, worked as a deputy assessor for five years before recently... (Continue reading)

Gibson could face two challengers, Eckles and MacElvaine

The race for the San Luis Obispo County District 2 supervisor seat heats up as Jeff Eckles announces he will challenge Supervisor Bruce Gibson in the June election while former District 2 supervisor and coastal commissioner Steve MacElvaine considers joining... (Continue reading)

Judge Mike Cummins challenges DA Dan Dow

By KAREN VELIE Judge Mike Cummins, a former prosecutor and superior court judge, is challenging San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow in the June primary election for the top prosecutor seat. [Cal Coast Times] Cummins, 62, served as... (Continue reading)