election 2010

Voters hitting polls today

Voters have cast their mail-in ballots and are hitting the polls today in Folsom and El Dorado Hills. Since the polls close after the Telegraph's print deadline, results will be po ...

Reader believes Pugno has ostracized entire segment of population

I recently heard a radio ad from Andy Pugno criticizing his opponent Dr. Richard Pan for focusing on social issues while Pugno is trying to focus on important issues related to the ...

Sacramento County Sheriff race set for Nov. 2 showdown

Two Sacramento County Sheriff captains are set for a ballot box showdown on Tuesday. Jim Cooper and Scott Jones are in a runoff to replace retiring Sheriff John McGinness, who hap ...

A Word to the Wise: The courteous discourse continues

The upcoming elections are less than a week away. Once again we encounter numerous instances of candidates and their supporters using empty labels and thoughtless accusations. Th ...

El Dorado County sheriff seeks to reinstate second-in-command post

El Dorado County Sheriff Fred Kollar has been pulling double duty at the department for more than 10 months now, but he doesn’t want his predecessor to follow suit. Kollar is fi ...

Political newcomer challenging congressional incumbent

In the race for the 3rd District Congressional seat, political experience is being pitted against a dose of fresh perspective. On Nov. 2, voters will decide between Democratic cha ...

A Word to the Wise: Now is not the time to be undecided

About 100 years ago a popular song declared, “Happy Days are Here Again.” Well, election time is here again, and the days aren’t happy. You can tell the return of the elect ...

Sheriff's race comes down to two

Last week’s primary election narrowed the choice for El Dorado County’s next sheriff to two candidates who say they have little in common with each other. The top vote getter b ...