Voter Turnout in SLO County Down

Despite optimistic reports about voter turnout from the various polling stations, voter turnout in SLO County appeared to be down this year, according to election results announced by the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder early Wednesday. SLO County had 158,603 registered voters, with only 98,458 (62.08%) submitting ballots thus far, […]

Capps Beats Maldonado

If’s official, Louis Capps has beaten Abel Maldonado in a cut-throat District 24 race plagued by negative TV ads and repeated verbal attacks by the two campaigns. Democratic Capps, of Santa Barbara, held off Republican Maldonado, of Santa Maria, in the race to represent the Central Coast in Congress by […]

Final SLO County Election Results 2012

A look at the most up-to-date SLO County election results, as reported by the San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder (refresh often, and wait a few seconds for the document to load below):

Voter Turnout for 2012 Election Strong Despite Sandy

Despite all of the chaos, damage and power outages created by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, voter turnout for the 2012 election was impressive. As of 10 p.m. Pacific, more than 104 million Americans had voted for the top three presidential candidates. In 2008, a record 131.3 million votes […]

Maldonado, Capps Election Results

The first election results on the Central Coast have been announced by the SLO County Clerk-Recorder, and while President Obama has been elected president, according to NBC, there are still plenty of tight races remaining at the state and local level. In the 24th Congressional District, for example, Lois Capps […]

NBC: Obama Elected 44th President of the United States

Despite a recent post on its website noting the two presidential candidates are locked in a “tight race,” NBC News is reporting Barack Obama has been elected the 44th president of the United States. NBC reports Obama going up 274-203 over Mitt Romney. ABC, however, has yet to call it […]

SLO County Election Results 2012

Stay tuned at SLO News Day for complete election results from Tuesday Night’s election. Results will be available starting at 8 p.m. GET THE LATEST RESULTS Looking for your voting place in San Luis Obispo County for the 2012 election? Use our voter information tool to see where your polling […]

Where to Vote in SLO County

Looking for your voting place in San Luis Obispo County for the 2012 election? Use our voter information tool to see where your polling location is as well as where to find up-to-the-minute results. Election results can be found here at as well as at the County Clerk-Recorder website, […]

Supervisor Hill Called Out for Surfing iPad During Public Comment

We’ll start this post by saying this was not an April Fool’s Day Joke, as funny as this might be. This actually happened back on March 27 during a SLO County Supervisor session when good ol’ Julie Tacker ripped Supervisor Adam Hill for using his iPad during the public speaking portion […]