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A New Way to Vote? Fresno County Explores Options.

Election officials will consider whether Fresno County should update the way it conducts elections. Fresno County Clerk Brandi Orth will hold five public meetings this week presenting various options. She will also explain the options to the Board of Superv...
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Madera County Voters Lead the Way Among Valley Counties

It's not clear what exactly drove California voters to mail in their ballots and show up at the polls. For Republicans, perhaps it was President Donald Trump's endorsement of John Cox and the opportunity to get a GOP candidate in the gubernatorial runoff ag...

Listen to Madera County DA Linn’s Phone Call

Madera County Supervisor David Rogers said Tuesday night that a copy of a phone message embattled District Attorney David Linn left with his insurance agent is now in the hands of state and federal investigator...

When DA Loses Credibility, It’s Time to Go

Opinion By Bill McEwen Madera County District Attorney David Linn can't huff and bluff his way out of this toxic mess. But that's exactly what he's trying to do amid damning allegations that he has...
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Rob Poythress Banks on Experience in State Race

Rob Poythress says Sacramento has ignored the needs of the Central Valley for too long. The Madera businessman and farmer is one of several candidates running for the state Senate District 12 seat occupied by Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres), who will term out in...