EL CENTRO — In a highly contentious meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Imperial Irrigation District board of directors bypassed its traditional succession order and voted 3-2 to elect James Hanks as its new president.
HOLTVILLE — Two incumbents and one newcomer were sworn in as City Council members during a reorganization ceremony Monday evening at City Hall.
EL CENTRO — Newly elected Imperial Valley College Area 1 Trustee Annette Gonzalez-Buttner said she intends to finish out her term on the Imperial County Office of Education board while she serves in her new position.
EL CENTRO — Following Debbie Porter’s announcement that she was resigning as Imperial County’s elections supervisor more than a month ago, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday discussed the new qualifications it seeks to replace her.
SACRAMENTO — The victory of Joe Biden and California’s junior senator, Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential race brings to a close one of the most protracted post-Election Day waiting games in modern political history. It also opens up a relatively rare thing in the Golden State: the prosp…
IMPERIAL COUNTY — The Imperial Irrigation District and others are closely watching the election numbers trickle in that could result in a major shift in the makeup and the sensibilities of its Board of Directors.
Tuesday’s general election was among the most unusual Imperial County has ever seen, with the COVID-19 pandemic prompting a shift in how voting was conducted and a fiercely partisan presidential race casting skepticism over the entire process.
IMPERIAL COUNTY — Early returns from Tuesday’s general election indicate there were be a major shakeup at the Imperial Irrigation District, as well as several other key positions of leadership throughout the county.
EL CENTRO — As of Monday morning the Imperial County Elections Department received more than 25,000 ballots from registered voters leading up to today’s General Election.
EL CENTRO — An emotional Debra Porter, the Imperial County registrar of voters, told the supervisors at its meeting Tuesday that her last day will be Nov. 3, the day of the general election.
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California has announced who will be running point for reports of voter rights abuses and election fraud in Imperial and San Diego counties.
IMPERIAL — Two of the four Imperial City Council candidates running for two seats potentially could be fined for filing their campaign finance reports late.
EL CENTRO — While the candidates running for the director’s seat in Division 4 for the Imperial Irrigation District have been relatively frugal in their campaigns, the two candidates running for the IID director seat for Division 2 have been far more aggressive in promoting themselves.
CALEXICO — With less than 50 days left until Election Day, there is some question whether candidates’ signage will survive unmolested until the ballots are cast Nov. 3.
EL CENTRO — A video made for a Brawley Union High School English class nine years ago has become a talking point in the race for the Imperial Irrigation District Area 2 director’s seat.
EL CENTRO — Imperial County and municipal candidates running for office this year do not have to wait to put up their election signs in El Centro and will not have to take them down before the November election.
EL CENTRO — Green Party presidential candidate Howie Hawkins is holding the lead in Imperial County’s primary election by one-vote margins over rivals David Rolde and Dario Hunter. Hawkins had four local votes as of 4:53 p.m. Wednesday vs. three apiece for Rolde and Hunter.
IMPERIAL – With the primary election mere days away, Brawley resident Carlos Flores said he is still undecided about which Democratic presidential candidate he plans to vote for.
Mexican justices with the Electoral Court certified the results of the June 1 election that declared Jaime Bonilla winner in the governor’s race.
EL CENTRO — Tangible fruits from the efforts of Imperial Valley’s AB 617 Community Steering Committee were seen June 28, when the first IVAN air quality community monitor within the Calexico-Heber-El Centro corridor was deployed at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District office here.
A Mexican lawmaker introduced a resolution in Congress in order to reprimand Baja California Assembly members who voted in favor of extending the next gubernatorial term to five years.
EL CENTRO — Aeiramique Glass-Blake, an El Cajon resident and candidate for the state’s 51st District congressional seat, visited the Valley on Tuesday and Wednesday to gauge the concerns of community members.
Petitioners seeking a referendum to determine the fate of Constellation Brands’ new brewery have until April 5 to collect the signatures necessary to move forward.
The locally governing party announced Tuesday the opening of its process to elect candidates for governor, mayors, assembly members and council members.
EL CENTRO — After a hard-fought win against two-term incumbent Supervisor John Renison, Jesus Eduardo Escobar is ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work.
CALEXICO — Rather than spending tens of thousands of dollars on a special election, the City Council is considering appointing a successor to Mayor Pro Tem Jesus Escobar, who is leaving office Monday to begin his first term on the County Board of Supervisors.