Monterey, CA – It was a disappointing night for Monterey County Republicans. Even as votes continue to be tallied, it's clear that the Central Coast went the way of the state and the nation with a majority support for now President-Elect Barrack Obama. Bill Schramm ran the local campaign for Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain. Schramm is a long time friend of the Senator. Click above to hear his post election reaction.
Monterey, CA – Election Officials in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties had a late night tallying the votes. As of late this morning votes in Monterey County were still being tallied. Still, it's clear that voters on the Central Coast went the way of the state and the nation with a majority support for now President-Elect Barrack Obama. Click above to hear election reaction from Leon Panetta, Head of the Panetta Institute.
Monterey Bay Area – Election Day got off to a rocky start on the Central Coast. In Big Sur a combination of rain and ground left barren by the Basin Complex Fire, filled the polling place parking lot with mud and debris forcing a change in venue. And in Santa Cruz vandals struck two polling places, delaying the start of voting at one. Despite this rough start, voters are on track for a record turnout. KAZU's Krista Almanzan reports.
Monterey Bay Area – Long lines are likely this Election Day and could be made longer by the long ballots. Beyond the Presidential Election, Central Coast voters have to decide on twelve statewide measures, as well as a number of local measures and local candidates for everything from City Council to Airport Board.