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Election night, then and now

When I started at the Record 26 years ago, election night coverage was much different than it is today.  Back then after the polls closed, the basement of the county courthouse in downtown Stockton was designated as “Election Central.” In that room, results were posted on several TV monitors as the punch-card ballots were tallied by […]

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In the heart of darkness

San Joaquin County supervisor district 1 candidate Carlos Villapudua talks with supporters at his election night party at Centrale Bar and grill in Stockton. (Camera: NIkon D300. Lens: Nikkor 17-55mm @ 38mm. Exposure: 1/15th sec. @ f/2.8 w/ flash. ISO: 800) The thing I hate most about covering election nights are the parties. Most candidates […]

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