Category Archives: Election campaigns

Eggman challenger

Councilwoman Susan Eggman, who aspires to the state Assembly, now has a challenger. Xochitl Paderes also of Stockton announced this weekend that she will run for the AD13 seat.

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Stockupy speaks

Stockton’s Diana Buttner of the Occupy Stockton movement spoke to the Council tonight. She gave statistics of crime in the city and descried that there has been a lack of action from City Hall. She asked where is the Marshall Plan. As she read a statement, about 10 supporters gathered around her at the podium. [...]

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Here’s to showing up

Turnout at City Hall’s first budget crisis town hall gathering Monday was dismal, and we noted it in a story this week. Afterward, this paper twice opined that the public needs to get more involved. Well, sounds like many decided to do that last night. Got word that some 80 people piled in for the [...]

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Quick hits

• Record colleague Christian Burkin has some additional details about proposed cuts to the Fire Department in a detailed blog post. • City Councilwoman Susan Eggman has confirmed she’ll run for the state Assembly next year. She’s seeking the seat that will be vacated by Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani, D-Livingston, who was elected in 2006 and [...]

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Eggman running for Assembly in 2012

She confirmed this week. She’s eyeing Assembly District 17, the seat Cathleen Galgiani, D-Livingston, will vacate because of term limits More in Thursday’s paper.

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Canepa on Brown

New Stockton City Councilman Paul Canepa was at Gov. Jerry Brown’s talk today in Sacramento. Brown was visiting a League of California Cities conference for new city leaders and defended his proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies. Here’s an item from the Los Angeles Times about his remarks. Cities, including Stockton, aren’t happy about the proposal. [...]

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Election night: Voters, torn signs and a last-minute push

We’ve been talking to voters tonight at polling places. Here’s a sampling of Measure H stuff:

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Last-minute cash, and elections

• Not that it appeared to need the money, but the fire union’s No on Measure H campaign has reported a last-minute cash infusion from firefighters in Modesto and the East Bay ($2,500 from each). The union also deposited another $11,300 into its campaign account. • On Election Night, tune in to this blog from [...]

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More campaign finances

•Here is City Council District 1 candidate Xochitl Paderes‘ latest campaign disclosure form. • Asked Donna Brown, the campaign consultant for Yes on Measure H, about the campaign’s latest disclosure. It doesn’t list any expenses for the small Yes on H billboards seen around town. Brown said she still hasn’t received a bill for the [...]

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Campaign finances

Campaign finance reports, covering the period of Oct. 1-16, were due last week. Here’s a quick roundup of the filings that the City Clerk’s office has on hand. •Yes on Measure H, according to its most recent filing, posted a small surge in fund-raising over the roughly two-week period, reporting $13,293 in cash contributions. The [...]

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