Congressman Matthew G. Martinez died

Former Congressman Matthew Martinez, who represented AD-59 for the 1981-1982 session and was a member of Congress from 1982 to 2000, died October 15th at his home in Fredericksburg, Virginia. LA Times Article: “Former Rep. Matthew G. ‘Marty’ Martinez dies at 82“

Special Elections Timing in 2013

The 2011 Redistricting has led to a significant number of legislators who will be changing district numbers in the 2012 election. One interesting impact is in the State Senate, where the four year terms are likely to cause a number of vacancies as members jockey for their new districts. Although it’s still early to figure […]

Congressman Charles Gubser died

Former Congressman Charles S. Gubser, who served in elected offices from 1950-1974, died Saturday at his home in Fresno. He was 95. Gubser was first elected to the State Assembly in 1950, serving in the 1951-52 Session, before serving in Congress from 1953-1974.