Columnists: Adam Ashton
Bill Lyons' loss in his bid for a seat on the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors on June 8 underscored how thin the bench is for Democratic Party candidates here.
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Senate candidate Bret de St. Jeor is telling reporters and editors at The Bee that incumbent Republican Sen. Dave Cogdill encouraged him to run for office and even offered to help with fund raising.
Conflicting goals of explaining budget cuts and seeking public office had Sheriff Adam Christianson straddling both sides of important questions he's fielded during his re-election campaign.
Republican Assemblyman Tom Berryhill's victories in Sacramento came with plenty of work cajoling Democrats to support his bills.
There's a scramble to succeed Tom Berryhill in the state Assembly. Bee columnist Adam Ashton takes a look at the endorsements for the six candidates running in the Republican primary and sizes up who represents various political interests.