Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Letras, a 1990 graduate of Ceres High School, filed papers on Monday to run for sheriff against incumbent Sheriff Adam Christianson, his boss.
Although November is still several months away, the California statewide direct primary election set for June 3 is in full swing as key deadlines approach for candidates.
Patterson Police Chief Tori Hughes, who started her run for Stanislaus County Sheriff in June, announced Wednesday she was shutting down her campaign because of unforeseen health issues.
The results of the 2013 Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election are as follows (winners are italicized):
Voters have chosen to pump new blood into the Turlock Unified School District through the election of two new faces to the Board of Trustees in the first year of trustee area elections. Area 2 incumbent Tami Muniz lost her seat to newcomer Deborah Martin; Jennifer Carter beat Joe Lewis for Area 6, and current board president Bob Weaver ran unopposed for Area 4.
Following a heated race for seats on the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors, incumbents Joe Alamo and Ron Macedo have been named victorious.
Election Day is fast approaching, as voting officials prepare to man their respective booths come Tuesday morning.
For the past four years, five people have faithfully served the Denair Municipal Advisory Council, advising county officials on matters pertaining to the small community.
Only one member's term is expiring this year on the Keyes Municipal Advisory Council, and he is ready to serve for another four years.
With the Nov. 5 election around the corner, the people behind the scenes are busy preparing to ensure the polling process goes as smoothly as possible.
The Nov. 5 Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election will include three seats on the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees – Area 2, Area 4 and Area 6. This year's election marks the first-ever "trustee area" election, as opposed to an "at large" election system, as the Board approved the final trustee area map in February.
The Nov. 5 Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election will include two seats on the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors - Division 3 (northwest Turlock and most of Ceres) and Division 5 (south Turlock, north Merced County all the way to the Merced River).
A small crowd filled the backroom of Latif's restaurant in Turlock on Wednesday, as Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R) discussed his plans to take on the State Capitol in the 2014 gubernatorial election.
The community at large is invited to enjoy pie and coffee at Latif's Restaurant in Turlock on Wednesday, as California's 33rd District Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R) comes to visit to discuss being elected as California's next governor in 2014.
Earlier last week, the Turlock Irrigation District race wasn't looking to be much a battle for incumbent directors Ron Macedo and Joe Alamo, both of whom are looking to regain their seats on the TID board.
As election season comes into full swing the League of Women Voters of Stanislaus County is offering voters a chance to formally engage with city council and mayoral candidates at their annual forum.
The Turlock Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee Chairman Andrew Wigglesworth announced the official endorsements of candidates in the upcoming November election with unanimous support for Mike Brem for mayor, Bill DeHart for City Council, Forrest White for City Council, Congressman Jeff Denham, State Senator Tom Berryhill, State Senator Anthony Cannella, and Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen.
The unions representing Turlock's police and firefighters entered the political ring earlier this week with their endorsements for Turlock's City Council and mayor.
Campaign season is in full swing as mayoral and city council candidates gathered at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market for "Meet the Candidate Day" on Friday.
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