Category Archives: District 5

(Raw video) Neel Kashkari speaks at Port of Stockton

Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari came to Stockton today. He’s running to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown. On one of the stops he took a ride on the Kennon Doyle with Republican candidates and leaders, as well as local water expert Dante Nomellini. After the riverboat passes in the background, he mentions a previous meeting [...]

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Post-campaign notes: Ransom thanks supporters

Tracy Planning Commissioner Rhodesia Ransom posted a message to her Facebook followers, thanking supporters in her run for the District 5 seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. Tracy City Councilman Bob Elliott is all but assured the seat in the latest vote count. Ransom’s post reads, in part: As the election nears [...]

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Campaign notes: Post-election signs

Here’s a snap provided by Bob Elliott’s campaign. Showing the addendum Elliott was adding to campaign signs today.

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Campaign notes: All District 5 on the letters page

All four letters to the editor in The Record today are from readers weighing in on the race between Bob Elliott and Rhodesia Ransom for the open seat to represent San Joaquin County District 5. Here’s a link to the letters page. A couple letters refer to and Oct. 15 letter to the editor, which [...]

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Tom Benigno

Tom Benigno was one of three people running for the District 5 seat on the Board of Supervisors in the primary. He got nearly 21 percent of the votes cast. He died last week from complications from cancer. Here’s a link to a story in today’s paper.

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Campaign notes: Endorsements and no shared stage in county District 5

Supervisors Carlos Villapudua and Larry Ruhstaller have joined outgoing Supervisor Leroy Ornellas in endorsing City Councilman Bob Elliott in his bid for Ornellas’ seat on the county Board of Supervisors. Elliott is running against Tracy Planning Commissioner Rhodesia Ransom. The endorsements were in a release from the Elliott campaign noting that the candidate had accepted [...]

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Campaign notes: Record endorses Ransom

Rhodesia Ransom edged out Bob Elliott for The Record endorsement in the race for the the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisor’s Fifth District. It looked like a close call by The Record’s Editorial Board. Today’s editorial read: “In our view, District 5 voters cannot make a mistake in this election. Both candidates are strong. [...]

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Campaign notes: District 5 Debate challenge

In the race for the District 5 seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, Tracy Planning Commissioner Rhodesia Ransom today sent out a press release challenging Tracy City Councilman Bob Elliott to three debates in the weeks left before Election Day on Nov. 6. Here’s the release:   Rhodesia Ransom, candidate for the [...]

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Campaign notes: Ransom on water news

Since Gov. Brown’s Wednesday announcement reaffirming his commitment to building a pair of tunnels circumventing the Delta, my inbox has filling up with statements about the announcement from  labor, business, engineers, water authorities and members of Congress. Among them, was a release from Rhodesia Ransom, who is running against Bob Elliott for the District 5 [...]

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Ransom appointed to prison advisory committee

Rhodesia Ransom was appointed to a two-year term on Deuel Vocational Institution’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee this week. She was appointed by Warden Ron Rackly, but news was spread by state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, who nominated Ransom for the post. “I believe that Ms. Ransom will make an excellent member of the committee given her [...]

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