San Joaquin County Local News: Elections & Politics


All Local Elections & Politics News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/17/2024
Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a Cuban immigrant who grew up in California, is the first U.S. Cabinet official impeached in nearly 150 years.

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04/08/2024
Anti-tax groups in California have qualified a measure for the November ballot that would make raising state and local taxes much more difficult. It’s a showdown that’s been building for nearly five decades.

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04/04/2024
First time candidate and Lodi native Jordan Giannoni will put her Doctorate in Education from John Hopkins University to use representing her area on the school board.

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04/03/2024
The San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters certified the March 5 Election and reported 128,492 ballots cast and a voter of 34.9%.

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03/27/2024
Despite problems with cameras in the March 5 elections and the opposition of some members of the community, the Board of Supervisors voted to use funds from a state election security grant to continue use of live streaming cameras in future elections.

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03/27/2024
Presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy Jr. chose Oakland to announce his vice presidential pick on Tuesday, so it wasn’t too much of a shocker that his pick was Nicole Shanahan, a Bay Area tech attorney and philanthropist.

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03/27/2024
If elected, Yee would be the first woman to become California's governor. She is a San Francisco native born to Chinese immigrant parents. Yee, who currently serves as vice chair of the California Democratic Party, says she wants to tackle affordability, bring transparency to Sacramento and address the climate crisis.

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03/26/2024
The staff of Representative Josh Harder have intervened on behalf of constituents in 2,627 cases so far during the 118th Congressional session started in 2023.

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03/25/2024
A judge ruled GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene can move forward with their lawsuit against two California cities where rallies were canceled.

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03/25/2024
Lawyers from the conservative Christian group that won the case to overturn Roe v. Wade are returning to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in pursuit of an urgent priority: shutting down access to abortion pills for women across the country.

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03/22/2024
The latest San Joaquin County election results for Fifth District Supervisor and other races including Mountain House incorporation.

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03/19/2024
Incumbent Robert Rickman will continue to represent District 5 and Sonny Dhaliwal has been elected to represent District 3.

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03/08/2024
Proposition E broadens police surveillance powers and Proposition F mandates drug screening and treatment for people receiving county welfare benefits who are suspected of drug use.

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03/07/2024
The number of women elected to the state Senate and Assembly is 50 of 120 after the 2022 election. And based on the primary results so far, it’s expected to increase to at least 55 women after the November election.

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03/04/2024
At least 24 Black women are running for seats in the California Legislature this year, resulting from years of work cultivating new leaders and growing confidence among voters.

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02/26/2024
Rescue California plans to serve Newsom with a “notice of intention to recall,” the official first step to attempt to remove a public official from office.

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02/26/2024
George Sim Park in Lemon Hill is a special place for state Assembly member Kevin McCarty. The 52-year-old got his start in politics in 2004 representing the South Sacramento neighborhood on the City Council.

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02/26/2024
Conservative activists who worked on the failed recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2021 have launched another attempt, arguing that conditions in California only worsened in the two-and-a-half years since then as Newsom’s attention shifted to national politics.

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02/26/2024
Here are the biggest donors in the 2024 California Senate race, both for and against the top candidates: Adam Schiff, Katie Porter, Steve Garvey and Barbara Lee.

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02/26/2024
Voting in California can be complicated. Here are answers to some common questions, plus what the leading U.S. Senate candidates say they would do if they’re elected.
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