Articles Tagged With ‘Vote’




Lawyer accuses Paso Robles of racial bias in voting

Faced with the threat of a lawsuit over the alleged suppression of Latino voting rights, the city of Paso Robles is considering shifting from an at-large electoral system to one consisting of voting districts. The Paso Robles City Council may... (Continue reading)

County vendor’s troubles raise the question, who’s printing your ballots?

By KAREN VELIE While fielding questions over its ability to operate in California, San Luis Obispo County’s ballot printer was hit with multiple tax liens. [Cal Coast Times] The additional bad news for the owners of Integrated Voting Solutions and... (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)

Registered voters at all-time high in SLO County

A record number of people have registered to vote in San Luis Obispo County and in the state of California, according to recent reports. On Tuesday, SLO County Clerk Recorder Tommy Gong announced a record 168,257 county residents have registered... (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 registered to vote. Of those,... (Continue reading)

Opportunities in voting for Arroyo Grande’s City Council candidates

OPINION by LEANN AKINS Voting is an economic decision because the act of voting can be directly tied to the idea of opportunity costs. Every choice we make involves the idea of “opportunity cost.” Whether we choose one ice cream... (Continue reading)

Baby boomer to millennials, get out and vote

OPINION by DIANE GRIFFIN-DUENOW Dear millennials: If you think this presidential election is a “joke” and will not affect you, listen-up! We baby-boomers are retiring and past our earning years. You, on the other hand, are just getting started as... (Continue reading)

Is 2016 the year that…?

Presidential politics have already shown that, in 2016, voters are angry. Might this be the year a seemingly entrenched local official gets voted out? Or will a couple incumbents win big again? 2016 is the year that Rep. Lois Capps’... (Continue reading)

Election Day: Local races to track

Three of the five San Luis Obispo County supervisor seats are up for grabs Tuesday, albeit two of the races could head to November runoffs. Likewise, two candidates will emerge from a crowded field in the race to replace longtime... (Continue reading)

SLO mail-in ballots contain error

The envelopes delivered with San Luis Obispo County vote-by-mail ballots incorrectly instruct voters, “Mail early. Postmarks do not count.” After a change in state law, vote-by-mail ballots will now be counted if they are postmarked on election day and reach... (Continue reading)