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Assembly special election a waste? Some voters thought so

Simmering voter unhappiness boiled over on Election Day May 3 and the people who oversee the count say they had never seen anything like it. Ophir resident Gail Reinke was one of ...

Beth and Ted Gaines are Placer’s new power couple at the Capitol

Republican Beth Gaines of Roseville was sworn in Thursday as the new District 4 assemblywoman. Gaines’ oath of office also marks the start of a new and unique era in Placer and ...

Placer County’s District 4 Assembly turnout sinks to new lows

In terms of turnout, the District 4 Assembly election on Tuesday was dismal. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said that his pre-election forecast was holding up, with vo ...

Gaines bests Campanale in 4th District Assembly special election

Republican Beth Gaines was on her way to a special election win against Assembly District 4 opponent Dennis Campanale on Tuesday. Gaines had secured a comfortable 10-percentage-po ...

Low turnout predicted in Assembly District 4 election

The special election to fill the District 4 Assembly seat isn’t so special with Placer County voters. Blaming a possible case of voter fatigue, Placer County’s election chief ...

Gaines targeted by PAC

A Pasadena-based committee has spent more than $30,000 this past week in support of underdog Democrat Dennis Campanale’s District 4 Assembly campaign against Republican Beth Gain ...

It's "Dennis who?" as voters mull District 4 Assembly sample ballots

While Beth Gaines consolidates her campaign’s perception that she’s the frontrunner in conservative-leaning District 4’s special election, her lone opponent for the Assembly ...

Final tally: Gaines, Campanale move on to May 3 Assembly election tilt

Placer County’s final count from the March 8 special election has confirmed Republican Beth Gaines and Democrat John Campanale as opponents in a May 3 runoff. John Allard, a Ros ...

GOP Gaines says she’s ready for runoff rumble with Democrat Campanale

With the Election Day count almost completed, 4th Assembly District candidate Beth Gaines is holding onto her lead today over fellow Republican John Allard for the second slot on a ...

Campanale, Gaines lead in District 4 Assembly race

The District 4 Assembly special election’s lone Democrat candidate was leading a field of eight Tuesday while Beth Gaines was ahead in a battle with John Allard for second place ...

Many candidates chase few votes in Assembly special election

There is no shortage of candidates to replace Ted Gaines as District 4 assemblyman in Tuesday’s special primary election. But it looks as if there will be a dearth of voters. I ...

D.C. trip expenses put Assembly candidate Allard on hot seat with tax watchdog

Hotel room costs and claims for meals have a 4th District Assembly candidate at odds with a taxpayers group just as voters are receiving their sample ballots. At an average cost o ...

Assembly candidate Allard loses court challenge against Gaines

A judge has thrown out 4th Assembly District candidate John Allard’s suit over opponent Beth Gaines’ small-business credentials. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Timothy ...

Business cred brouhaha breaks out in Assembly election

Assembly candidate Beth Gaines’ small-business-ownership credentials are being questioned in court by 4th District opponent John Allard. Allard filed a lawsuit earlier this week ...

Gaines, Allard, Campanale seen as early frontrunners in Assembly race

With seven Republicans and one Democrat in the running, the District 4 Assembly special election is turning into a horse race – with plenty of jockeying for position out of the s ...