Articles Tagged With ‘Election’




Page 1 of 3123

The “Sophie’s Choice” election

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Never did I think I would write an opinion piece on national elections in a local paper. But never in my six decades on this planet have I seen a presidential election like this one. This... (Continue reading)

Kevin Rice withdraws from SLO City Council race

San Luis Obispo Council candidate Kevin Rice announced during his introduction at the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum that he is stepping down from the race and endorsing Paul Brown. Rice asked the audience to join himself... (Continue reading)

Katcho, Parkinson have big nights

BY THE CALCOASTNEWS STAFF It took the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder’s office almost five hours to post all the local election results on-line Tuesday night, but after the dust finally settled, there were some big winners, some big losers,... (Continue reading)

Meg Whitman: The $71 million candidate

According to public campaign records, Meg Whitman has so far spent $71 million of her personal fortune to become the next governor of California–and that is just for the primary. [Associated Press] The former eBay CEO is expected to prevail... (Continue reading)

Parkinson tied to phony mailer

Members of the Democratic Central Committee contend Ian Parkinson’s campaign is trying to influence the vote by sending out phony mailers in an attempt to give the false impression Parkinson has the Democratic Party endorsement. [NewTimes] A campaign consulting firm... (Continue reading)

Democrats sue to block special election date

Angry Democrats have gone to federal court in an attempt to block the upcoming special state Senate race between Republican Sam Blakeslee and Democrat John Laird. [San Francisco Chronicle] A lawsuit filed Thursday in San Jose on behalf of three... (Continue reading)

Sam Blakeslee gets an opponent

The August special election to fill the state Senate seat of Abel Maldonado heated up Monday when Democrat John Laird announced his candidacy. [Tribune] Laird, 60, a UC Santa Cruz environmental studies professor and former state assemblyman, will face Republican... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee to run for State Senate

To the surprise of no one, Sam Blakeslee has decided to seek the California State Senate seat vacated by Abel Maldonado’s recent elevation to lieutenant governor. [Tribune] Blakeslee is expected to make a formal announcement Friday morning at his Pismo... (Continue reading)

Sheriff candidates to debate Wednesday night

The six candidates for County Sheriff are scheduled to meet in a public forum Wednesday night at Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo. Mark Adams, Joe Cortez, Ben Hall, Jerry Lenthall, Ian Parkinson, and Mike Teixiera will participate in the... (Continue reading)

Bruce vs. Marshall vs. Pandora?

The last-minute entry of Marshall Ochylski into the District 2 county supervisor race against incumbent Bruce Gibson has tongues wagging around Los Osos. Sources tell CalCoastNews that the upcoming June election battle is actually a contest between Gibson, seeking his... (Continue reading)



Page 1 of 3123