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Election Coverage 2008

Here's a comprehensive collection of The Santa Barbara Independent's election coverage for 2008. Included in this are news articles, opinion columns, and endorsements. We hope it helps you make better decisions about your future this coming November.

Pappas the Persistent

He brings the 2008 election dispute to an appeals court. Read story.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Inauguration Day at the Arlington

Standing room only crowd applauds new President Barack Obama; report includes short video. Read story.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Pappas Suit Contests 3rd District Election

The two-time candidate for the county's 3rd District Supervisor seat has filed a lawsuit in Santa Barbara Superior Court contesting the November 3 election. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Sour Grapes in Wine Country?

Steve Pappas still not done in his pursuit of Santa Barbara County's 3rd District Supervisor seat. Read story.

Friday, January 2, 2009

Lesbians Walk for Justice

Passage of Prop. 8 inspires statewide walk to fight for equal rights. Read story.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Hannah-Beth Jackson Concedes to Tony Strickland

Hotly contested race for state's 19th Senate District is over. Read story.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Obama Wins, Election Results

Hotly contested, highly scrutinized, and unquestionably instrumental in pushing the United States in a new direction. Read story.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

First-hand Report from Chicago

One American's proud experience among the revelers of Chicago. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Prop. 8 Happiness, Disappointment

Santa Barbara election night party begins excitedly, ends in sadness. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Roller-Coaster Ride for Steve Pappas

3rd District candidate and his supporters go up and down on election night. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Last-Minute Voting Questions

A few questions voters might want answered before the deadline to cast their ballots tomorrow. Read story.

Monday, November 3, 2008

The Final Official Election Campaign Statements

Across the entire nation, and with good reason, pundits are saying the fate of local elections often rests more in the money being put into them than any other factor-as the money goes, so too does the election. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Marta Jorgensen's Uphill Slog

Democratic candidate fights to unseat immovable Republican Congressmember Elton Gallegly. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Isla Vista's Red Letter Election

Race for I.V. Rec and Parks Board and Measure D dominate college town's politics. Read story.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Two Politicians in a Pod

Like-minded candidates Doreen Farr and Steve Pappas battle nicely to be Santa Barbara County's next 3rd District supervisor. Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2008
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