Posted by BoNhia Lee on November 21, 2014
Fresno County’s remaining ballots from the Nov. 4 election were counted Friday, pushing vote totals up a bit but not changing the outcomes of any races.
The results still have to be certified, which county clerk Brandi Orth hopes will be done by Thanksgiving.
The final tally in the 16th Congressional District, one of the most anticipated area races, put Fresno Democrat Jim Costa ahead by 1,327 votes over Republican Johnny Tacherra, an increase of only seven votes since numbers were last updated on Monday.
Posted by Michael Doyle on November 21, 2014
In the wake of Thursday’s surprise decision by Sen. Dianne Feinstein to halt talks on a California water bill, officials and advocates must assess what went wrong, what went right and what comes next.
Posted by Michael Doyle on November 20, 2014
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California on Thursday pulled the plug on secret, high-stakes negotiations over a water bill for her drought-plagued state, saying she and fellow lawmakers will try again next year.
Posted by John Ellis on November 19, 2014
The election was Nov. 4, but Fresno Democrat Jim Costa did not secure re-election until Wednesday.
Posted by Michael Doyle on November 18, 2014
Tulare Republican Rep. Devin Nunes on Tuesday vaulted into top-secret leadership as the next chairman of the powerful and ofttimes mysterious House Intelligence Committee.
Posted by John Ellis on November 14, 2014
Fresno Democrat Jim Costa, who is in the midst of his second re-election battle in the past four years, on Friday surged to a 700-vote lead over upstart Republican challenger Johnny Tacherra in the 16th Congressional District race.
Posted by John Ellis on November 13, 2014
Without fanfare, Merced County added 143 ballots to its vote count on Thursday, and incumbent Fresno Democrat Jim Costa’s lead in the 16th Congressional District shrunk by 11 votes.