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Election 2012

Farmer Fights Nurse for Congress

LIVE DEBATE TONIGHT: Abel Maldonado’s bid to unseat Rep. Lois Capps is getting national attention and money. Click here to watch the live debate, which runs tonight from 7-8:30 p.m. Read story.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Independent, UCSB Hosting Capps vs. Maldonado Debate

The congressional candidates will square off October 9 at 7 p.m. in UCSB's Pollock Theater. Read story.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Republican Candidates Talk to Their Party and Their Public

Robin Walter, Mike Stoker, Abel Maldonado, and Elizabeth Emken attend Reagan Room forum. Read story.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Prop. 32 Called Misleading

The preamble sounds great, but the text doesn't match, protestors say. Read story.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Maldonado Campaign Poll Claims Congressional Race Is Dead Heat

Capps's camp says their own polling shows a much different result. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2012

American Action Network Targets Lois Capps in Web Ad

It asks her and other congressional representatives to repeal Obamacare. Read story.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Capps and Maldonado Trade Jabs in Ads and Emails

Both ramp up campaigns ahead of November’s General Election. Read story.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Young-Gunning the 24th District

Abel Maldonado gets nod from National Republican Congressional Committee. Read story.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

June Election Results: Favorites Hold the Line

Farr trounces Pappas; strong showing for GOP in congressional race; all S.B. measures fail. Read story.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Santa Barbara Votes: 2012 Primary Election

[FINAL RESULTS]: Capps and Maldonado head to November runoff; Farr defeats Pappas; Measure Y doesn't come close; school parcel taxes voted down. Read story.

Originally published 7:00 p.m., June 5, 2012
Updated 8:55 a.m., June 6, 2012

Independent Expenditure Committee Gives Pappas Late Money Boost

More than $100,000 comes through vet clinic Platinum Performance. Read story.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Carbajal, Caruso Contribute to Farr's War Chest

Pappas reports no late fundraising; loses out on endorsement from UCSB student newspaper. Read story.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Crucial District, Clear Choices

Hannah-Beth Jackson, Jason Hodge, and Mike Stoker square off for 19th State Senate District. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Public Ed and Parcel Tax

Measures W and X would raise $16 million for schools. Read story.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Is Third Time a Charm for the 3rd District?

Persistent challenger Steve Pappas tries yet again to unseat County Supervisor Doreen Farr. Read story.

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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