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Changes afoot for Auburn as political boundaries being redrawn

The once-every-decade overhaul of local, state and congressional boundary lines is moving into the fine-tuning stages. For Auburn, the biggest proposed changes could result in ...

Assembly special election a waste? Some voters thought so

Simmering voter unhappiness boiled over on Election Day May 3 and the people who oversee the count say they had never seen anything like it. Ophir resident Gail Reinke was one of ...

Beth and Ted Gaines are Placer’s new power couple at the Capitol

Republican Beth Gaines of Roseville was sworn in Thursday as the new District 4 assemblywoman. Gaines’ oath of office also marks the start of a new and unique era in Placer and ...

Placer County’s District 4 Assembly turnout sinks to new lows

In terms of turnout, the District 4 Assembly election on Tuesday was dismal. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said that his pre-election forecast was holding up, with vo ...

Gaines bests Campanale in 4th District Assembly special election

Republican Beth Gaines was on her way to a special election win against Assembly District 4 opponent Dennis Campanale on Tuesday. Gaines had secured a comfortable 10-percentage-po ...

Low turnout predicted in Assembly District 4 election

The special election to fill the District 4 Assembly seat isn’t so special with Placer County voters. Blaming a possible case of voter fatigue, Placer County’s election chief ...

Gaines targeted by PAC

A Pasadena-based committee has spent more than $30,000 this past week in support of underdog Democrat Dennis Campanale’s District 4 Assembly campaign against Republican Beth Gain ...

Campanale: Chances "slim" of beating Assembly opponent Beth Gaines

Heading into the home stretch in the 4th District Assembly race, Republican Beth Gaines is running a strong, well-financed campaign that her opponent, Democrat Dennis Campanale, ev ...

It's "Dennis who?" as voters mull District 4 Assembly sample ballots

While Beth Gaines consolidates her campaign’s perception that she’s the frontrunner in conservative-leaning District 4’s special election, her lone opponent for the Assembly ...

Final tally: Gaines, Campanale move on to May 3 Assembly election tilt

Placer County’s final count from the March 8 special election has confirmed Republican Beth Gaines and Democrat John Campanale as opponents in a May 3 runoff. John Allard, a Ros ...