Elections

  • THREE EVENTS WORTHY OF YOUR INTEREST AND ACTION

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR ALUM ROCK ELEMENTARY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT: The local constituents, especially parents who have their kids attending AREUSD schools, need to be commended for their sustained monitoring of the existing five-member school board which contains a three-member voting block which needs not only community oversight and...
  • Lopez Obrador promises smooth transition to Mexico’s new gov’t

    EFE Mexico City – Mexico’s president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said Tuesday that the transition to his government will be orderly and peaceful without anything to be afraid of, after meeting with current President Enrique Peña Nieto at the National Palace. “Throughout this period we must come to an...
  • Native American Candidates Rising in 2018 Elections

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service BILLINGS, Mont. – The number of Native Americans running for political office is surging across the country this year. More than 100 candidates representing both parties have entered contests, according to Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today – with Montana seeing the highest number...
  • IT IS TIME TO VOTE: YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE (AND MORE)

    Hilbert Morales El Observador Vote by mail ballots are already at your address with pre-paid postage. The California statewide direct primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The choices you make in privacy are all that is required of you: So, it is time to vote. What...
  • How Can This Be? God Was on My Side.

    Shelly Palmer You can read the title of this post two ways. If you voted for President-Elect Trump, you can read it as a question followed by an answer. If you voted for Secretary Clinton, you can read it as a question followed by a belief statement. Both sides...
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  • Governor Brown Signs Major Step Towards Citizen-Funded Elections

    SACRAMENTO, CA — SACRAMENTO – On Thursday September 29, 2016 Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill giving all Californian jurisdictions the right to give their citizens a bigger voice in democracy by changing the way election campaigns are financed. SB 1107 amends California’s antiquated ban on public financing of...
  • US CITIZENSHIP & THE 2016 ELECTIONS

    This conference was held at San Jose City Hall on Friday, February 5, 2016 sponsored by New America Media whose Executive Director is Ms. Sandy Close; Attended by some 75 individuals involved with immigration affairs. Most notable were official representatives of the U.S.Department of Homeland Security, Citizens & Immigration...
  • IOWA CAUCUSES OUTCOMES

    This report regarding Iowa Caucus outcomes of Monday, February 2. 2016,  is based on information received via Public Broadcasting System, FM 88.5. PBS is a public service radio which is non-partisan, factual and objective. DEMOCRATIC CAUCUSES: Hillary Clinton: 49.9%; Bernie Sanders: 49.7%; Total votes reported: 99%. While Hillary Clinton...