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November 4, 2008
The Bee's endorsements for today's election
Here are The Sacramento Bee's endorsements, with links to the full editorials:
Thursday, Oct. 9
No on all but one of the 12 state ballot propositions

Friday, Oct. 10
Yes on Proposition 11 (redistricting)

Saturday, Oct. 11
Slowey and Karpinski-Costa for Citrus Heights city council
Yes on Measure M (Los Rios Community College bond)

Sunday, Oct. 12
Sen. Barack Obama for President

Monday, Oct. 13
Terry, Arroyo and Colley-Perry for Sac. City Unified School Board
Lois Wolk for the 5th Senate District

Tuesday, Oct. 14
Knight, Smiley for El Dorado County supervisors
Yes on Measure Y (El Dorado road improvements)

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Cabaldon, Kristoff, Villegas for West Sacramento mayor, council
Yes on Measures U and V (West Sacramento sale tax extension)

Thursday, Oct. 16
Alyson Huber for the 10th Assembly District

Friday, Oct. 17
Dan Lungren for the 3rd Congressional District

Saturday, Oct. 18
Yes on Measure W (Davis parcel tax for schools)
Jeff Starsky and Rosemary Younts for Folsom City Council

Sunday, Oct. 19

Kevin Johnson for Sacramento mayor
D'Elman Clark for Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District board

Monday, Oct. 20
Yes on Measure O (Sacramento utility users tax)

Tuesday, Oct. 21
Jennifer Montgomery for Placer County Supervisor

Wednesday, Oct. 22
Cochran, Haynes, Albiani for Los Rios Community College District board
No on Measure R, Yes on Measure S (Placer County)

Thursday, Oct. 23
Allard, Garcia and Roccucci for Roseville City Council

Friday, Oct. 24
Detrick, Maestas and Cooper for Elk Grove City Council

Saturday, Oct. 25
Vodonick, Cota for Sierra Community College District board
Miles, Launey, Luttgen for San Juan Unified School District board

Sunday, Oct. 26
Charlie Brown for the 4th Congressional District
Nancy Bui for the Sacramento Metropolitian Utility District board

Monday, Oct. 27

Leland, Kalar and Westin for Washington Unified School District board and Bill Lugg for Elk Grove Unified School District board.

Tuesday, Oct. 28
Heredia, Roberts and Adams for the Natomas Unified School District board and Stanley and Reinking for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District board.
Jerry McNerney for the 11th Congressional District

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About The Swarm

The Swarm is written by members of The Sacramento Bee's editorial board. They meet daily and are separate from the newsroom. Views included here are those of individual writers, and do not necessarily reflect those of a majority of the board or the positions expressed in The Bee's editorials.

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