Today is Election Day in California. In the Northern San Joaquin Valley, voters will choose among candidates for a handful of city councils, school boards and irrigation districts, and in some areas decide whether to pass taxes for public safety and schools. For profiles and stories on area races, and for video statements from Modesto City Council and Modesto City Schools board candidates, go to www.modbee.com/elections. For results after the polls close, go to www.modbee.com. For a national election roundup, see Page A-3.
To find your polling place, check the back of your sample ballot book, call your registrar of voters office or check its Web site.
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- Stanislaus County: 525-5200, www.stanvote.com
- San Joaquin County: 468-2885, www.sjcrov.org
- Merced County: 385-7501, http://www.co.merced.ca.us/elections
- Tuolumne County: 533-5570, www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov
- Calaveras County: 754-6376, www.co.calaveras.ca.us
- Mariposa County: 966-2007, www.mariposacounty.org