Articles Tagged With ‘Elections’




District 3 race flips, Adam Hill surges ahead

By CCT STAFF In the first vote count following Tuesday’s election, incumbent District 3 County Supervisor Adam Hill surged ahead of his opponent, rising from more than 2 percent behind challenger Stacy Korsgaden to in the lead by more than... (Continue reading)

The biggest winner is…

A Super Tuesday edition of the San Luis Obispo County primary election is wrapping up, and it’s time to unveil results. Will the SLO County Board of Supervisors flip? What about the District 3 race? How will the voters respond... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews Election Day stream, video

Editor’s note: Stay tuned to CalCoastNews and the CalCoastNews Facebook page for live election night coverage. As for now, watch CalCoastNew’s Election Day report from outside the SLO County Government Center. What are the key races to watch and who... (Continue reading)

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)

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)