election

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 ...

Brown wants every vote to be counted

Placer County’s elections chief Jim McCauley is poised to certify results by late Monday or early Tuesday that 4th Congressional District candidate Tom McClintock’s campaign sa ...

Kids stand up for candidates

Are you smarter than a fifth grader? When it comes to politics and Colene Jenkins’ fifth-grade class at Eureka Elementary School in Granite Bay, the answer may surprise you. Aft ...

Schools get out the vote

The road to 270 went right through Eich Junior High this week. Hoisting vertical signs emblazoned with names of states, hundreds of students gathered in the Roseville school’s g ...

The day has arrived

I've voted absentee for decades. It just seemed like the best way to go. I have always taken my time filling out my ballot, consulting all the information I usually compile about ...

High Placer Co. voter turnout expected

It’s the Barack Obama and John McCain show around the nation today but it’s also the culmination of a bitterly fought congressional race for the District 4 seat between Tom McC ...

Tuesday turnout could break records

With the presidential election mere days away, Placer County officials are preparing for potentially record-breaking turnout of perhaps more than 84 percent among registered voters ...

No deadlines on Web site, your best bet for election results

With less than one week before the Nov. 4 election, last minute campaigning is in full force. Every time I turn on the TV there’s a political advertisement. My mailbox is full of ...

Reader concerned about nation’s future

I’m concerned about the future of this great nation. I’m worried that the silent majority has been passive too long. Most folks I know go about their lives trying to maintain ...

5 running for 2 seats on Eureka board

Editor's note: Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story stated candidate Ryan Jones has children in the district. In fact, his oldest child will enter kindergarten ...