Articles Tagged With ‘Elections’




SLO financial planner running for city council

San Luis Obispo financial planner Gordon Mullin announced Wednesday that he will run for city council in 2014. Mullin owns a financial planning firm and has hosted a radio show on financial matters. He is the first candidate to publicly... (Continue reading)

Sandra Fluke mulling California Congressional run

Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke is considering running for Congress in California to replace Rep. Henry Waxman, who is retiring at the conclusion of his term this year. [Washington Post] Fluke garnered national attention after recommending taxpayer-subsidized birth control during... (Continue reading)

SLO County superintendent to retire

San Luis Obispo County Superintendent of Schools Julian Crocker announced Tuesday that he will step down in January 2015 when his term ends. [Tribune] Crocker, 72, will have served as superintendent for 16 years when he retires. He said now... (Continue reading)

Recalled Los Osos board member wins election in Iowa

Former Los Osos Community Services District board member Stan Gustafson, whom voters recalled in 2005, won a special election Tuesday for an Iowa House of Representatives seat. [Des Moines Register] Los Osos voters recalled Gustafson in September 2005 after contractors... (Continue reading)

SLO County clerk-recorder to retire

San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Julie Rodewald announced Tuesday that she will retire at the end of her term in January 2015. [Tribune] Rodewald has worked for the county for 33 years and spent the last 20 as clerk-recorder. She... (Continue reading)

Assistant DA Tim Covello to run for district attorney

San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Tim Covello is running for the office of district attorney. Covello has prosecuted several high profile cases since joining the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office in 1993, including the Dystiny Myers murder case... (Continue reading)

Former Lois Capps supporter mounting 2014 challenge

A former liberal Lois Capps supporter is running as a conservative Republican against the15-year incumbent congresswoman. Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Fancisco announced at a San Luis Obispo North County Tea Party meeting Monday evening that he will run against... (Continue reading)

And the 2012 winners are . . .

Here we are, live in CalCoastNews Election Central, waiting for the first returns to be posted. Check with us throughout the evening as we report on the results from today’s election. And feel free to add comments as we go... (Continue reading)

Lois Capps running for reelection

Congresswoman Lois Capps announced on Friday, after the adoption of final congressional district lines by the California Redistricting Commission, that she plans to run for reelection. “I am pleased to announce that I will be running for election to the... (Continue reading)

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)