Category Archives: Elections

More on Vogel endorsements

The endorsement from Carlos Villapudua wasn’t the only nod from a current county supervisor to a candidate in the race for the District 4 seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. That’s the seat held by Supervisor Ken Vogel, who is terming out at the end of the year. His choice for a [...]

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More on Villapudua endorsement

As we near Election Day, the endorsements from candidates running for office start coming in at a faster and faster clip. This past week, Supervisor Carlos Villapudua endorsed Russ Munson, who is running against Chuck Winn for Ken Vogel’s seat representing District 4. Here’s the full release on the endorsement from the Munson campaign:   [...]

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Anti-tunnels ad in race for Congress

Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, has released a campaign ad touting his opposition to the “Twin Tunnels,” referring to state plans to build tunnels that would bypass the Delta, creating a direct conduit from the Sacramento River to export pumps. Here’s the ad: His Republican opponent, Tony Amador, is also not a fan of the tunnels [...]

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Candidate bucket challenge

The number of ALS Ice Bucket Challenges keeps growing. And now one candidate for county supervisor has extended a bucket challenge to his rival for the office. Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn posted his ice-bucket-challenge video on Facebook, along with a challenge for Lodi businessman Russ Munson. Both are running to replace Supervisor Ken Vogel, who [...]

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More ice buckets, challenges

City Councilwoman and San Joaquin County Supervisor-elect Kathy Miller joined the steady stream of local folks taking, then passing on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So did Paul Canepa, the city of Stockton’s vice mayor. Last week, county Supervisors Carlos Villapudua,  took the lead on the Board of Supervisors, dousing himself and challenging his colleagues [...]

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(Video) Why we vote

Tuesday’s election in San Joaquin County had historically low turnout. But people did vote. I talked to some of them on Tuesday after they voted.  A common theme among voters I ran across was a sense of duty and responsibility to do the act itself. In general, people voted because they vote. Not voting would [...]

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Late mailers (Updated)

(UPDATE: Added a link to a better view of one mailer. Also added another mailer.) We’re in the final stretch before voters hit the polls tomorrow, which means the last-ditch mailers have been hitting mailboxes. Some of those  have been sent by Vice Mayor Paul Canepa and City Councilwoman Kathy Miller in their contest for [...]

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SJC Board Chairman endorses Munson in race for District 4

San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Elliott endorsed candidate Russ Munson in race for the District 4 seat on the board. He’s running against Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn and retired County Administrator Manuel Lopez. Here’s the press release. San Joaquin County Board Chairman Bob Elliott Endorses Russ Munson for County Supervisor LODI, CA, May 29, [...]

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More mailers from District 2 race

The state’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan is controversial. And in runs for the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, nobody supports the plan, and its most controversial component — a pair of tunnels that would divert river water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to water-exporting pumps. Stockton City Councilwoman Kathy Miller is against it. So [...]

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SJC Supervisors endorse Moore

Four of the five current members of the Board of Supervisors endorsed Sheriff Steve Moore in his run to stay in office. He’s running against Sgt. Pat Withrow. Supervisor Carlos Villapudua endorsed Withrow. The rest aligned with Moore. Here’s the release the Moore campaign put out today: Sheriff Moore Receives Support From a Majority of the [...]

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