Vidak, Poythress Concede Races, Giving Dems Supermajorities

SACRAMENTO — Democrats have won two Republican-held California state Senate seats in the Central Valley, giving the party veto-proof supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature. Vote totals updated since Election Day made winners Monday of Melissa H...
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This Is the State Senate Race All of California Is Watching

The state GOP has a lot riding on Madera County Supervisor Rob Poythress' run for state Senate.  Keeping the 12th District seat in Republican hands is crucial to the party's effort to prevent a Democratic supermajority in California's upper chamber. Democra...
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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 b...