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Candidate filing period approaches for November election

With the June Primary Election done and over with, it's now time to prepare for the November General Election where voters will be not only be making a choice for Governor, but also local government seats and ballot initiatives.

June 26, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Election


Recent college grad announces City Council candidacy

Matthew Jacob, a member of the mayor's economic task force, has announced his candidacy for Turlock City Council.

June 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Election


Brem joins Mayor race

Announcing his candidacy on the night of the Primary Election, Turlock Planning Commissioner Mike Brem is joining the Mayoral race in November.

June 04, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Voters choose incumbents in first top-two election

Despite having a low voter turnout, Tuesday's elections will go down in history as California's first primary election using the top-two system for all state races.

June 04, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Get ready to vote on Tuesday

Voters across California will head to the polls on Tuesday for the June Primary Election – the first election in the state's history that the top-two system will be used for all races.

May 30, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


County assessor to run in June election

Stanislaus County Assessor Don Gaekle, who has been acting as County Assessor since being appointed in October due to an immediate vacancy, announced today that he will be adding his name to the ballot in the June primary election with hopes to serve a full term.

April 08, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Former teacher joins race for mayor

Although Mayor John Lazar has opted to forego a third term as Mayor with his recent announcement to drop out of this year's election, Turlock citizens will still have two candidates to choose from when marking their ballots in November as retired teacher, Ed Brault, 85, joins the race with Turlock farmer Gary Soiseth.

April 03, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Election


Mayor Lazar drops election plans

Late Monday evening, Turlock Mayor John Lazar confirmed that he is dropping out of the 2014 election, bringing an end to his 8-year run as Turlock Mayor.

March 31, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Turlock farmer kicks off campaign for Mayor

As a third generation family farmer from Turlock, Gary Soiseth will officially kick off his campaign for Mayor of Turlock on Tuesday morning at Latif's Restaurant.

March 24, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Workshops to address district elections for City Council

As the City Council considers making changes to the current at-large election system in the City of Turlock, a series of public workshops will be held throughout town next week, offering residents a chance to learn more and ask questions.

March 14, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Mayor Lazar running for third term

For the past eight years, Mayor John Lazar has been dedicated to serving the community of Turlock. With his second term as mayor ending this year, Lazar has decided to seek reelection, hoping to continue his efforts to strengthen the city for another four years.

March 14, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Councilwoman Bublak to run for county assessor

Amy Bublak has recently announced that she will be running for Stanislaus County Assessor, potentially giving up her seat on the Turlock City Council.

March 11, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Deputy takes on boss

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.

March 04, 2014 | | Election


Election season begins

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.

February 04, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Election


Hughes ends bid for sheriff

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.

January 09, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Election


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Fifth candidate joins City Council race

United States Postal worker and current Turlock Parks, Arts and Recreation Commissioner Sergio Alvarado has announced his intention to run for Turlock City Council.

July 22, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Election


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