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.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will look eerily similar come 2014, as the filing period ended for the Nov. 5 elections on Friday and only the incumbents filed candidacy papers. Current directors Ron Macedo, Joe Alamo and Charles Fernandes will all be running as incumbents for their respective divisions.
Although November is still five months away, election season is underway.
Tori Hughes, a 14-year veteran of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department and current Chief of Police in Patterson, announced her candidacy for Stanislaus County Sheriff on Wednesday.
With the inauguration of President Barack Obama, election season is finally over. Or is it? For those thinking about running for a local office, the Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters just released a calendar of important dates for the Nov. 5 Consolidated District Election.
The ballots have been counted, the results certified, and it's official.
This week was not a good one for Bill Berryhill. Not only did the Ceres native see his opponent for the State Senate gain on him in the Nov. 6 vote count, but the state Fair Political Practices Commission came down on him for 2008 violations of state campaign finance laws.
As early election results came back Tuesday evening, the fate of Proposition 30 – a measure to raise taxes, benefitting schools and the state's General Fund – seemed in question.
Late on Tuesday, with the dust still settling from the hectic day of voting, Turlockers appear to have relected Amy Bublak to the Turlock City Council alongside newcomer Steven Nascimento, a Parks, Recreation, and Community commissioner and district director for State Sen. Anthony Cannella (R).
Election Day is now just days away.