Candidates lining up to run for office


With new district lines drawn that will likely confound voters, more candidates have thrown their hat in the ring for state offices as well as the congressional districts as the June 7 primary draws closer.

Friday was the candidate filing deadline for the June 7 Statewide Primary Election. Under California law, filing is now closed except for Stanislaus District Attorney in which incumbent Birgit Fladager did not file with the county elections official. 

Criminal prosecutor Jeff Laugero has filed as a candidate for DA. The filing period extends five days for non-incumbents to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 16.

On Monday, March 14, the Secretary of State will determine the extension status for federal and state Offices.

Ceres and Keyes will be removed from the 10th Congressional District – represented by Josh Harder, D-Turlock – and placed into the 13th Congressional District. Harder is…

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