Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, who has represented District 16 for 13 years, is being challenged by Elizabeth Heng, a young Republican who is the daughter of refugees, a previous small business owner and who worked as a staffer in Washington, D.C.
Lt. Gov. and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom stopped in downtown Fresno at Bitwise Industries. He discussed poverty, homelessness, immigration and the California High-Speed Rail on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
Democratic candidate Regina Bateson has sent out a mailer to voters in the 4th congressional district touting her credentials ahead of California's June 5 primary. The ad seeks to play up Bateson's national security experience.
Career Fresno, California, prosecutors Robert Mangano and William "Billy" Terrence, Fresno attorney Roger Wilson and deputy County Counsel Brent Woodward are seeking to fill two open seats on the Fresno Superior Court bench in the June 5 election.
City Councilman Luis Chavez, who represents District 5 in southeast Fresno, is facing three challengers for his seat in the June primary. They are Jose Leon Barraza, Paul "Paully" Condon and Paula Yang.
Voters in Fresno City Council District 7 will have three candidates with markedly different backgrounds to choose from to replace Councilman Clint Olivier. They are Nelson Esparza, Veva Islas and Brian Whelan.
In the Democratic battle to take on Rep. Tom McClintock in California's 4th district, Jessica Morse appears to have the edge over Regina Bateson with the national party. Steny Hoyer, the number two Democrat in the House of Representatives, donated to Morse in late March.
A new poll shows Republican candidates John Cox and Travis Allen are competing for second place in the race to succeed California Gov. Jerry Brown as Democrat Antonio Villaraigosa fades. Likely voters have Gavin Newsom leading the pack by a wide margin.
A new poll on California's U.S. Senate race shows Democrat Kevin de León and little-known Republican James P. Bradley are in a virtual tie for second and a spot in the November runoff. U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein continues to hold a commanding lead leading to the June 5 primary.
Candidates vying to replace Clint Olivier on the Fresno City Council will meet in a "Candidate Conversation" on Saturday morning, April 28. The event is hosted by the League of Women Voters of Fresno. Candidates are Nelson Esparza, Veva Islas and Brian Whelan.
Poor funding, a big push for online responses and a potential question about citizenship could mean huge undercounts for rural Southerners in the 2020 Census. An inaccurate count would leave areas already hurting for federal assistance even worse off.
Hillary Clinton didn't shy away from expressing her feelings in her first public appearance since conceding the presidential election a week ago. “I will admit coming here tonight wasn't the easiest thing for me. There have been a few times this p