Elections

  • MIDTERM GENERAL ELECTION 2018: LOCAL RESULTS OF INTEREST

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Since EO is a local community publication, it is appropriate to cover local election outcomes within the County of Santa Clara. Reports made here are based upon 100% of all precinct reported within the jurisdiction: My analysis and comments are made to demonstrate continued opportunity...
  • WHAT DO ‘WE, THE PEOPLE’ WANT FROM ALL OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS?

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR We, The People want a government that governs all of us fairly in the right way at all local, county, state and federal jurisdictions. We, The People expect all communications to us to be explicitly factual, truthful and useful. Many of us, especially former military...
  • 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...