Voters shake up Patterson City Council

Patterson council members had mixed results in Tuesday’s election, with Mayor Luis Molina cruising to victory along with council challenger Dennis McCord and council incumbent Deborah Novelli. Councilman Larry Buehner will lose his seat, while council members Dominic Farinha and Sheree Lustgarten will keep theirs despite finishing third and fourth in the mayor’s race.


Cannella fends off Bagley for 12th Senate District

State Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, fought off a Democratic challenger in his bid for a second and final term in the California Senate.

Cannella had 62 percent of the vote to 38 percent for Democrat Shawn Bagley, with 100 percent of precincts partially reporting as of 4:43 a.m. Wednesday.


Denham, McNerney, McClintock win

Congressional races tilted toward the incumbents in early returns. Democratic challenger Michael Eggman gave incumbent Jeff Denham more of a race than he has faced before in District 10, but the Republican held a steady lead in early returns.


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Below are the responses from the candidates who responded to The Bee's request for the candidate questionnaires. The Bee made this request to all candidates.

State Assembly, District 12
Dr. Harinder Grewal
Kristin Olsen

U.S. Congress, 10th Congressional District
Michael Eggman

Turlock City Council
Sergio A. Alvarado
Bill DeHart Jr.

Turlock Mayor
Gary Soiseth

Patterson City Council
Dennis McCord
Carlos G. Fierros

Patterson Mayor
Dominic Farinha

Hughson City Council
George Carr
Harold "Bud" Hill

Riverbank City Council
Cal Campbell
Leanne Jones Cruz
Larry King

U.S. Congress, 10th Congressional District:
Eggman vs. Denham

Modesto Deals

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