Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi's Tony Amador, who lost to Democrat Richard Pan in November's 9th Assembly District race, was recently elected chairman of the San Joaquin County Republican Central Committee.
Monday, January 16, 2012 4:01 pm
Tony Amador, who ran for Congress and the Lodi City Council in
2010, will try the Lodi-Galt area's new state Assembly district
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00 am
Elizabeth Emken, who ran
in the Republican primary for Rep. Jerry McNerney's congressional
seat in 2010, has announced that she will seek the U.S. Senate seat
held by Dianne Feinstein, D-San Francisco.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 12:00 am
Local politicians say they are generally happy that San Joaquin
County will be well represented in the state and congressional
districts adopted Monday, but Republicans don't like the advantage
that Democrats were given in the realigned districts on a statewide
Thursday, July 28, 2011 1:27 pm
Rep. Jerry McNerney is moving to San Joaquin County to seek
re-election here rather than at his current home in Pleasanton.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:00 am
Local politicians are anxiously awaiting news on what the new
state and federal election boundaries turn out to be so that they
can decide whether they want to seek public office in the 2012
Friday, March 18, 2011 12:00 am
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, voted Thursday to require
President Barack Obama to bring troops home from Afghanistan by the
end of the year.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 12:00 am
I was somewhat pleasantly surprised to see your Opinion Page
sporting what looked like an anti-Obama cartoon. Did you know what
it was going to say before you ran it? Be that as it may, I
couldn't help wondering that if this does represent your opinion,
where were you when we needed you?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, raised about $1 million more
than Republican challenger David Harmer in the 11th Congressional
District race that McNerney won in November.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:00 am
Voter registrars in three counties maintain that they conducted
operations properly despite allegations by congressional candidate
David Harmer that they mishandled the vote count after the Nov. 2
Monday, December 13, 2010 12:00 am
Republican congressional candidate David Harmer says that he
lost the 11th District election to incumbent Jerry McNerney because
registrar of voters offices in at least two counties didn't
properly count absentee and provisional ballots after the Nov. 2
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 12:00 am
After refusing to concede for an entire month after the Nov. 2
election, Republican David Harmer has issued a concession to Rep.
Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 10:00 pm
Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third
term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a
challenge from Republican David Harmer. McNerney held a lead of
nearly 2,500 votes on Wednesday with less than 1,900 ballots left
to be counted.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:00 am
In the too-close-to-call matchup between incumbent Larry Hansen
and challenger John Johnson, Hansen pulled ahead by 101 votes to
secure the last of three spots on the Lodi City Council. Former
councilman and Assemblyman Alan Nakanishi and Mayor Phil Katzakian
led the other seven candidates after the initial totals came out
earlier this month.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 6:10 am
Although he admits he doesn’t know whether he will represent the
Lodi area in Congress once the final votes are counted, Republican
David Harmer, of San Ramon, is attending the orientation for new
members of Congress this week anyway.
Monday, November 15, 2010 6:03 am
Republican Congressional candidate David Harmer has not conceded
the Nov. 2 election even though Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton,
has claimed victory.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 12:00 am
Rep. Jerry McNerney declared victory over Republican David
Harmer after updated voting results were released in three of the
11th Congressional District's four counties on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
The race to represent the 11th Congressional District continued
Monday in four county elections offices and one courtroom as the
Democratic incumbent's lead inched forward.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
With Republican congressional candidate David Harmer busy
battling Contra Costa County election officials over valid
signatures, Harmer has fired off an e-mail asking supporters for
additional money to monitor post-election vote counts in four
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 12:00 am
The outcome of the tense campaign between Rep. Jerry McNerney
and Republican challenger David Harmer to represent the Lodi area
in Congress remains too close to call. A former Republican
operative says the election will be decided by which candidate did
the better job of monitoring absentee voters during the final month
of the election. Since as many as half of voters cast their votes
by mail these days, Steve Ding says you no longer have “election
day.” Instead, you have “election month.”
Saturday, November 6, 2010 7:17 am
Democratic congressman Jerry McNerney maintained a slight lead
over Republican challenger David Harmer on Friday, with thousands
of ballots still uncounted.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 12:00 am
It could be Thanksgiving or later before anyone knows whether
incumbent Rep. Jerry McNerney or challenger David Harmer is the
winner in their hotly contested race.
David Harmer, right, shakes hands with David Gillingwater during a campaign celebration at Le Bistro in Stockton on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:19 am
It was too close to call in the race between two-term
Congressional incumbent Jerry McNerney and Republican challenger
David Harmer in the 11th Congressional District. The result likely
will remain in doubt until the election is officially
Monday, November 1, 2010 12:00 am
Video endorsements. Links to news articles. Requests for
volunteers to make phone calls. Family Christmas cards. Social
media is no longer just for keeping up with high school friends or
finding out the latest celebrity gossip. Candidates from the
national to the local level are using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
and other social media sites to connect with potential voters.