With just 351 days until the 2012 Turlock City Council election, the race now has its first competitor.
Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) will campaign to represent an Assembly district which includes Turlock in 2012, she announced Tuesday.
On Election Day Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan reported her office had counted 35,876 ballots for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election.
Grady Welch, a Turlock Unified School District trustee-elect, is ready to make changes in the district and build positive, interactive relationships with those he called the backbone of Turlock schools -the teachers, staff and principals.
Polls will open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and voters will get a chance to choose their favorites in the five local races.
Candidates vying for the four open seats on the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees all have a plan to keep education a priority, while balancing an ever-dwindling budget.
U.S. Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D – Merced) will not seek reelection in 2012, he announced Thursday.
Jose Hernandez, a former NASA astronaut, announced Tuesday he will seek the Democratic nomination to face incumbent Freshman U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R) in the 2012 congressional election.
The makeup of the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors may change following the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election, with the District 1 seat up for grabs.
The 2011 election season is in full swing with candidate posters popping up in yards and business windows around the area. The Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election will feature five local races including: Denair Unified School Board, Keyes Community Service District, Turlock Irrigation District, Keyes Union School District and Turlock Unified School District.
At 10:01 p.m. Tuesday night, with 66 percent of Turlock voting precincts reporting, the race to fill two vacant Turlock City Council seats remained too close to call.
Some major changes have hit the small town of Hughson in the past year including the hiring of a new city manager and the removal of three council members through a recall election, but with the preliminary results of Tuesday's election it looks like Hughson residents are happy with their present leadership.
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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.
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