Capitol Alert

The latest on California politics and government

Candidates can begin filing for the state Senate seat vacated by Doug LaMalfa, now that Gov. Jerry Brown has set the primary election for Nov. 6 and, if necessary, a runoff for Jan 8.

Contenders can file for the 4th District Senate election through Tuesday, Sept. 12, the secretary of state's office said.

Incumbent Republican Assembly members Jim Nielsen of Gerber and Dan Logue of Marysville already have announced that they will butt heads to fill the final two years of LaMalfa's Senate term in the heavily Republican district.

Gov. Jerry Brown issued a proclamation Wednesday designating the two dates for balloting in the 4th Senate District, which winds through Yuba, Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Del Norte, Nevada, Placer, Shasta and Siskiyou counties.

To win LaMalfa's Senate seat outright in the Nov. 6 primary, a candidate must receive more than 50 percent of votes cast. Brown scheduled the 4th District primary in conjunction with California's statewide presidential election.

LaMalfa, R-Richvale, resigned from the Legislature to run for the congressional seat of Republican Wally Herger in a district that tilts strongly to the right.



FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK

More Capitol Alert

Capitol Alert on Twitter

FOLLOW US | Get more from sacbee.com | Follow us on Twitter | Become a fan on Facebook | Watch Bee news, lifestyle videos | View our mobile versions | e-edition: Print edition online | What our bloggers are saying

Popular Categories

Categories


November 2013

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Monthly Archives


Latest California Clips