Category Archives: Ralph Lee White

Ralph White’s gerrymandering claim

Read the claim Ralph Lee White filed this week, saying the city didn’t follow its own rules when drawing the boundary lines between District 5 and 6. And then go to the district maps and and city charter, and decide for yourself. At first glance, White’s got a good point. Yes, the two districts touch [...]

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Ralph White claimes rights violation

STOCKTON – Former Councilman Ralph Lee White claims somebody deliberately drew his Eighth Street home out of the Council district where he has a stronghold, violating both the city charter and his civil rights. White, 68, isn’t firm on a decision to run again for a Council seat next year, but he doesn’t want to [...]

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White wants police chief elected, charter suspended

Ran into former City Councilman Ralph Lee White at City Hall this morning. He told me he’s got a couple of projects cooking: • He said he’s going to ask the City Council to let voters decide whether the city clerk, city attorney and police chief should be elected officials. If the council doesn’t put [...]

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Trials and tribulations

•Lawyers today said they are ready to proceed in the trial of south Stockton activist Ramiro Reyes, who faces attempted extortion charges. Should begin Dec. 3. •The five-yearold lawsuit filed against the city by Ralph Lee White has been pushed back to February.

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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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