Morro Bay, California, City Council member John Headding will run for mayor in the November 2018 election. The SLO County pharmacist is the second candidate to file; Dawn Addis is running for a council seat.
California Democrats are trying to bring together activists in the ten Republican-held House seats they hope to flip in November. Contentious primaries split supporters for Democratic candidates trying to unseat GOP members of Congress.
Grover Beach, California, City Council member Jeff Lee will run to replace current Mayor John Shoals in the November 2018 election. Council seats held by Mariam Shah and Barbara Nicolls are also up for grabs in the fall.
Morro Bay, California, Mayor Jamie Irons will not seek another term in office in November 2018. Iron says he's proud of his work on a city general plan and the San Luis Obispo County community's relationship with the CA Coastal Commission.
Women's March SLO co-founder Dawn Addis is running for a Morro Bay, California, City Council seat in the November 2018 election. The San Luis Coastal Unified School District teacher helps organize protests in downtown San Luis Obispo.
A judge rejected an election challenge brought by Supervisor Lynn Compton, ruling on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, that SLO County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong can continue processing vote-by-mail ballots in envelopes with mismatched signatures.
A citizens' initiative to ban new oil wells and fracking in San Luis Obispo County will be on the November ballot, after a supervisor vote on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Campaigns by the oil industry and environmentalists have already begun.
San Luis Obispo County District 4 supervisor candidate incumbent Lynn Compton retains her lead over challenger Jimmy Paulding in the latest ballot count released Wednesday, June 20, 2018. She is ahead by 55 votes in the June 5 California primary.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
In the SLO County, California, District 4 supervisor race, a judge issued a temporary restraining order in a lawsuit by Lynn Compton that prohibits the clerk-recorder from processing mismatched signature ballots until June 19, 2018.
San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Lynn Compton should fight to have every ballot in the June 2018 primary election counted. But in a fight to secure her seat against challenger Jimmy Paulding, she wants a judge to throw out 35 ballots.
In the San Luis Obispo County, California, District 4 supervisor race, attorneys for Lynn Compton filed a lawsuit June 15, 2018, that asks a judge to order the clerk-recorder to stop accepting ballot envelopes with mismatched signatures in primary election.
Attorneys for District 4 Supervisor Lynn Compton sent San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong a letter on June 13, 2018, demanding he stop processing vote-by-mail ballots with mismatched signatures in her race against Jimmy Paulding.
Lynn Compton widened her lead over Jimmy Paulding in the San Luis Obispo County, CA, District 4 supervisor race with the latest ballot count on Monday, June 11, 2018, showing the incumbent with an 81 vote edge over her challenger.
The San Luis Obispo, California, Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion on June 8, 2018, with state political insiders Amy Brown, John Myers and Cassandra Pye to discuss Gavin Newsom's bid for governor, rising pension costs and the gas tax.