district 4

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 ...

Wrath on the ballot: $15.85-a-vote special election criticized

A lack of voter interest drove up Placer County’s cost of Tuesday’s special election to more than $15.85 a vote. And many of the Assembly District 4 voters who cast ballots di ...

GOP Gaines says she’s ready for runoff rumble with Democrat Campanale

With the Election Day count almost completed, 4th Assembly District candidate Beth Gaines is holding onto her lead today over fellow Republican John Allard for the second slot on a ...

Campanale, Gaines lead in District 4 Assembly race

The District 4 Assembly special election’s lone Democrat candidate was leading a field of eight Tuesday while Beth Gaines was ahead in a battle with John Allard for second place ...

Many candidates chase few votes in Assembly special election

There is no shortage of candidates to replace Ted Gaines as District 4 assemblyman in Tuesday’s special primary election. But it looks as if there will be a dearth of voters. I ...

D.C. trip expenses put Assembly candidate Allard on hot seat with tax watchdog

Hotel room costs and claims for meals have a 4th District Assembly candidate at odds with a taxpayers group just as voters are receiving their sample ballots. At an average cost o ...

Assembly candidate Allard loses court challenge against Gaines

A judge has thrown out 4th Assembly District candidate John Allard’s suit over opponent Beth Gaines’ small-business credentials. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Timothy ...

Business cred brouhaha breaks out in Assembly election

Assembly candidate Beth Gaines’ small-business-ownership credentials are being questioned in court by 4th District opponent John Allard. Allard filed a lawsuit earlier this week ...

Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded

The opening for the District 4 Assembly seat vacated by now-state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has resulted in a flurry of candidate activity. Seven candidates or prospective can ...

Granite Bay group revs up recall drive against Supervisor Kirk Uhler

A Granite Bay group is going ahead with its recall drive against District 4 Supervisor Kirk Uhler after all. Will Ellis, a Granite Bay resident and co-founder of Save Granite Bay, ...

Granite Bay Supervisor Kirk Uhler could be off the recall hook

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler may not be the subject of a recall drive after all. Members of Save Granite Bay, which is behind a possible recall petition drive, met earlier ...

Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward

Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...

Lakeside surges into Section 4 final

The Lakeside Little League Major division all-stars always seem to be on the verge of an offensive explosion. To its credit, the team has a pitching staff that allows it to percola ...

VIDEO/NEWS REPORT: McClintock claims victory

ROSEVILLE – In front by almost 1,800 votes with all but El Dorado County certifying Nov. 4 election results, 4th congressional district Republican candidate Tom McClintock held a ...

McClintock holding slim lead over Brown

Congressional opponents Tom McClintock and Charlie Brown were in a near dead heat – with a race too close to call as election returns began to come in from around the 4th Distric ...