Archive for June 5th, 2012

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 07:30 p.m.

In a nationally tracked election with November implications. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) and Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch (R) have easily defeated a recall attempt by the state’s democratic party and labor unions.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 01:30 p.m.

Absentee ballot and early voting breakdown could be going County Supervisor Neil Derry’s way this week.

As expected, voter turnout is depressed.

Party affiliation breakdown of the ballots cast so far could be a bad sign for Former San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman and Supervisorial Candidate James Ramos, who has spent more than $1.1 million attempting to unseat Derry.

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InlandPolitics: Doughnuts anyone? Poll workers too!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 11:55 a.m.

Apparently Former San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman and Board of Supervisors candidate James Ramos knows no bounds.

Or it arrogance?

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InlandPolitics: Election Day!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 08:00 a.m.

Today is the California Presidential Primary Election.

Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Dead on arrival to the Riverside County supervisors’ desks, that is. Even raises for lower-level management appear iffy now

 

BY JEFF HORSEMAN
STAFF WRITER
jhorseman@pe.com

Published: 04 June 2012 07:16 PM

Riverside County’s sheriff and one of the county’s largest unions have joined other critics — including most county supervisors — in attacking a plan to raise elected leaders’ pay amid ongoing layoffs.

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It’s the administrative policy-making body for the state court system. The judge is a Hemet resident.

 

BY RICHARD K. De ATLEY
STAFF WRITER
rdeatley@pe.com

Published: 04 June 2012 06:34 PM

Riverside County Presiding Judge Sherrill Ellsworth has been named a voting member of the California Judicial Council, the administrative policy-making body for the state’s courts.

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012 – 7:18 am

Voter turnout for today’s election will likely set a record low for a presidential primary in California, with just 35 percent of registered voters casting ballots, according to the Field Poll.

The estimate reflects the state’s insignificance to the Republican presidential nominating contest, which was settled long ago, and to a dearth of competitive, high-interest races statewide.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Primary elections are, by their nature, not conclusive political events, but rather stage-setters for the real showdown in November.

For the political cognoscenti, however, this particular primary carries some unusual interest because it’s a first test of two major structural changes.

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