There are nearly 38,000 ballots from all over San Joaquin County that are still being counted, according to figures obtained from the county Registrar of Voters office.
Mayor Willie Weatherford said there's one word that he hopes defines civic endeavors over the next four years - jobs.
LATRHOP – J. "Chaka" Santos said he always felt "comfortable" about winning the Lathrop mayor's race on Election Day.
LATHROP – Gene Neely, Jr. , along with incumbent Sonny Dhaliwal, are the winners in the five-way council race in Tuesday's election.
RIPON - It was almost a photo finish Tuesday night for one seat on the Ripon City Council with Dean Uecker and Carolyn Jensen having only six votes separating them in the contest.
Manteca voters elected Willie William Weatherford to an unprecedented third four-year term as mayor Tuesday.
LATHROP – Lathrop Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal's overwhelming victory is bittersweet. His spectacular showing in Tuesday's elections came just a day after his mother's passing. The newly re-elected council member took the lead early on in the counting of the votes and never looked back as he pulled way ahead of the other four council candidates, counting Gene Neely who withdrew from the race last month after he was appointed chief of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District. ...
RIPON - Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn led the regular city council meeting Tuesday night while voters were continuing to cast their votes in the lobby of the council chambers up until 8 p.m. as he told colleagues he couldn't plan for tomorrow as he might not be reelected.
LATHROP – For the second time in the last two months, Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles was asked to resign.
Four candidates seeking election in Manteca's marquee race for mayor on Tuesday all have city government experience.
Certainty in government – certainty that the electorate can count on – is so very important in today's economic climate, Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado told Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford in his campaign stop on South Main Street Thursday afternoon.
RIPON – Ripon Realtor Dan Prince feels he can help the city recover from the current economic slump as he is hoping to regain his seat on the city council.
This year's municipal election is turning into the second most expensive ever conducted in Manteca.
Editor's Note: This is a part of a series of stories on how mayor and council hopefuls would address various municipal issues
LATHROP – The city's budget, jobs and public safety issues facing Lathrop today will continue to be his main concern, says Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal who is running for re-election on November 2.