La Malfa Vacancy: Nielsen wins Special Election

Nine weeks ago, I wrote this article when it appeared that Jim Nielsen had received just over 50% of the vote in the Special Primary Election. He ended falling up a couple hundred votes short, so after correcting that first post, I’m going to rerelease it again tonight: With Jim Nielsen receiving nearly two thirds of […]

La Malfa Vacancy: Nielsen wins Special Election

With Jim Nielsen receiving just over 50% of the vote, the Special Election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of State Senator Doug La Malfa has been filled. Nielsen will have the option of being sworn in as early as December. Senator La Malfa had resigned on September 1st, at the end of the […]

Feinstein Reaches Twenty Years in the Senate

As of Sunday, Dianne Feinstein will have served two full decades as a U.S. Senator. She is the third longest-serving Senator in California history (after Hiram Johnson, Alan Cranston, and George C. Perkins), and at the end of her next term will rank just behind Johnson. Feinstein is also currently the third longest-serving female Senator […]