special election

Gaines moves on Senate bill to cut special-election costs

State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has introduced a bill that could cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. But the move – days after Gaines’ wife, ...

Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded

The opening for the District 4 Assembly seat vacated by now-state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has resulted in a flurry of candidate activity. Seven candidates or prospective can ...

Placer County facing $3.25 million in special election costs this year

The price tag for elections is sky-high in Placer County in 2011. Estimates are that as many as four special elections could take place before the start of summer and cost the cou ...

State Sen. Ted Gaines' wife Beth Gaines seeks Assembly seat

Beth Gaines, wife of state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, will try to make it a husband-and-wife team at the Capitol. Gaines, whose husband was sworn in as senator last week, threw ...

Ted Gaines wins Senate race

Assemblyman Ted Gaines won the Senate District 1 special election race with 63.2 percent of the vote as reported by the California Secretary of State’s office at 11 p.m. Tuesday. ...