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Krista Almanzan

For the first time in almost a quarter of a century, the congressional district that spans Monterey Bay Area has an open seat.   Congressman Sam Farr announced his retirement last year.  

In the race to replace him, both Republican Casey Lucius and Democrat Jimmy Panetta are using the final days of their campaigns to appeal directly to voters.

Silence Broken in State Assembly Race

Nov 4, 2016

Campaign events surrounding the race for the State Assembly’s 29th District, which covers the bulk of the Monterey Bay Area have been sparse. That’s because Democrat incumbent Mark Stone hasn’t really had anyone to run against.

Krista Almanzan

Stefanie Krantz and David Moen walk a tightly packed New Monterey neighborhood with a map and list of likely voters.   They’re volunteers for the group, Protect Monterey County, which is behind the Yes on Z campaign.   

Doug McKnight

The ballot this Election Day is long. Beyond the race for President, Senate, Congress, there’s 17 state propositions, state and local offices, and local measures, like Measure E that hope not to get lost in mix.  It’s a renewal of a tax to support public parks in the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District.  And while parks are generally popular in this region, this tax is facing opposition.  

Bill Monning

In the race for the California State Senate Seat that represents the Monterey Bay Area, incumbent Democrat Bill Monning is facing Republican Palmer Kain. 

Monning served two terms in the California State Assembly before being elected to the State Senate in 2012. This would be his second term in the District 17 State Senate seat.  

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