Articles Tagged With ‘Republican Party’




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California Republican Assembly leader ousted after cap-and-trade vote

More than a month after Assemblyman Chad Mayes broke rank and voted for a cap-and-trade bill, the Assembly Republican Caucus ousted him as its leader. [Mercury News] The Assembly Republicans held a closed-door meeting Thursday... (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... (Continue reading)

Will a billionaire Republican run for California governor?

After a billionaire Republican completed an improbable run to the White House, another billionaire Republican is considering a possible bid for governor of Democrat-controlled California. [Politico] Peter Thiel, a libertarian-leaning gay Republican, is a co-founder... (Continue reading)

Democrats gaining membership in SLO County

As the number of registered voters in San Luis Obispo County climbs amid a contentious presidential election, it is the Democratic Party which is the big winner. Since Feb. 2015, 12,737 SLO County residents have... (Continue reading)

Poll shows Justin Fareed leading in congressional race

OPINION by ZACK HUNTER Last week, a new poll showed Justin Fareed leading career politician Salud Carbajal in the race to replace Lois Capps in California’s 24th District. Fareed is up by two points, leading... (Continue reading)

More SLO County Democrats voted in the primary than Republicans

By KAREN VELIE More than 78 percent of registered Democrats in San Luis Obispo County voted in the California primary compared to a 58.6 percent Republican turnout, according to an election summary report released on... (Continue reading)

California Republicans dwindling, independents rising

Republican Party membership is on the decline in California, while an increasing number of voters are registering “no party preference.” Democratic Party membership in California has flat lined recently, according to a report issued Monday... (Continue reading)

Supervisor candidate drops out, endorses Peschong

A 22-year-old San Miguel CSD director recently dropped out of the race for District 1 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor. He is now endorsing Republican strategist John Peschong for the supervisorial seat. Anthony Kalvans has... (Continue reading)

McCarthy drops out of house speaker race

Republican California Congressman Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn from the race to become speaker of the house despite being the leading candidate for the position. McCarthy made the announcement Thursday shortly before House Republicans were going... (Continue reading)

Ted Cruz will speak in Nipomo

U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, will speak at the Edwards Barn in Nipomo on June 22. Cruz, a first-term senator from Texas, will speak from 9 to 10 a.m. The event is... (Continue reading)



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