Weather
The Pine Tree, News for Calaveras County and Beyond Weather
Amador Angels Camp Arnold Bear Valley Copperopolis Murphys San Andreas Valley Springs Moke Hill/West Point Tuolumne
News
Business Directory
Weather & Roads
Sports
Real Estate
Search
Weekly & Grocery Ads
Entertainment
Life & Style
Government
Law Enforcement
Business
Wine News
Health & Fitness
Home & Garden
Food & Dining
Religion & Faith
Frogtown USA
Elémentaire TV
Calendar
Polls
Columns
Free Classifieds
Letters to the Editor
Obituaries
About Us

Coming Soon...
Thursday, Jul 31
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
06:00 PM Debtors Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous
Friday, Aug 1
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
05:00 PM "Zucca After Hours is open 5-8 p.m
05:30 PM First Friday in the Park – Plan B
Saturday, Aug 2
All Day Independence Hall 35th Annual Flea Market
All Day Independence Hall 35th Annual Flea Market
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
12:30 PM Guided Hike, Big Trees State Park - 209-795-3840
06:00 PM The GABA Summer Concer Series At The HUB
Sunday, Aug 3
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
All Day Independence Hall 35th Annual Flea Market
All Day Independence Hall 35th Annual Flea Market
09:30 AM Murphys Community Church
09:30 AM Murphys Community Church
12:00 PM Backyard Blues & Barbeque at The Historic Hotel Leger - Every Sunday
Monday, Aug 4
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
07:00 PM Overeaters Anonymous
Tuesday, Aug 5
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
10:00 AM MTMC Mended Hearts Support Group
02:00 PM Camp Sew Fun 2014 At Country Cloth
05:00 PM Angels Camp Weight Watchers
Wednesday, Aug 6
All Day Bear Valley Music Festival
All Day Camp Sew Fun 2014 At Country Cloth
05:30 PM Spaghetti Western Dinner and Movie, Mokelumne Hill - 209-286-1401
06:00 PM Calaveras Arts Council's Music In The Parks
06:30 PM Overeaters Anonymous
07:30 PM Alcoholics Anonymous

Search Announcements




Log In
Username

Password

Remember Me



Posted by: thepinetree on 05/09/2014 07:00 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 05/09/2014 07:00 PM
Expires: 01/01/2019 12:00 AM
:



Cost-Saving Elections Bill First Defeated, Then Passed

Sacramento, CA...On Tuesday, a bill which would have allowed counties to decide how to conduct special elections for Congress and the Legislature failed passage in the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee. Assembly Bill 1873 (Gonzalez/Mullin) would have allowed an election to occur by absentee/mail-in-balloting if a county so desired. A number of requirements were placed into the bill to allow for a limited form of in-person voting. RCRC strongly supported this measure (and similar past legislation) as it would have saved counties money due to the requirement of poll workers and other in-person materials needed for voting...




Then, in an interesting turn of events, the Assembly waived the rules, and the Assembly Elections and Redistricting Committee heard the bill again on Thursday. This time, the measure passed.

It should be noted that the bill only applies to special elections for Congress and the Legislature, which, in recent years, have had extremely low rates of in-person voting


Comments - Make a comment
The comments are owned by the poster. We are not responsible for its content. We value free speech but remember this is a public forum and we hope that people would use common sense and decency. If you see an offensive comment please email us at news@thepinetree.net
Apathy
Posted on: 2014-05-11 04:06:20   By: Anonymous
 
Apathetic voters!

[Reply ]


What's Related
These might interest you as well
Calendar

Local News

phpws Business Directory

Photo Albums


Mark Twain Medical Center
Meadowmont Pharmacy
Century 21 Sierra Properties
Bear Valley Real Estate
Bear Valley Cross Country
Cedar Creek Realty
Gerard Insurance Services
Middleton's Furniture
Cave, Mine & Zip Lines
Bistro Espresso
Pinnacle Physical Therapy
Chatom Vineyards
Bear Valley Mountain Resort
Paul D. Bertini
Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway
Sierra Logging Museum
Calaveras Mentoriing Jenny's Kitchen


Copyright © The Pine Tree 2005-2013