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November 1, 2004
Jeff Benson Early voting in national elections didn't even exist before the voting system went high-tech for the March primary. Now, a growing number of Americans have discovered a way to avoid those potentially grueling lines on election day. An estimated 25,000 of Orange County's 1.5 million registered voters visited one of 27 polling places between the Oct. 5 and Oct. 29 early-voting period, according to Orange...
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By By Elia Powers | November 8, 2005
Party activists urge citizens to head to polls for election. Some cast ballots right downstairs. Finding a polling place for today's special election takes nothing more than picking up a telephone or logging onto the Internet. But for some Newport-Mesa residents, fulfilling their civic duties is even simpler than that. All it involves is going downstairs. A variety of residential complexes have again signed up with the Orange County Registrar of Voters to be polling stations, allowing tenants the luxury of voting at home.
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By Brianna Bailey | February 5, 2008
Election officials expected a high turnout at the polls today in Newport Beach. “Turnout is certainly higher every time there is a presidential primary,” said Neal Kelley, of Orange County Registrar of Voters. Based on Newport Beach’s roughly 20,000 permanent mail-in voters, Kelley estimates turnout at about 50-55%. Election officials are advising voters in Newport Beach there could be a 30-minute or more wait at some local polling places during peak voting hours.
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By Amanda Pennington and Ana Facio Contreras | November 8, 2006
Poll workers in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa said Tuesday's election brought out more voters than they remembered in previous years. Despite Costa Mesa candidates' constant debate about illegal immigration in the city, many Eastside residents said they were concerned with state and federal issues such as Proposition 85, which mandates that minors get parental permission before receiving an abortion — and 86, which increases the tax on...
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By Michael Miller | February 5, 2008
COSTA MESA — Arlene Cole settled into a chair at Whittier Law School at 5 a.m. today and prepared to spend most of the next 18 hours there. The Costa Mesa resident was among those signing in voters on Super Tuesday after she and her fellow volunteers devoted Monday to setting up voting booths in a spare room at the school on Harbor Boulevard. She had never volunteered all day for an election before, and she hoped that her stamina would hold up. “You can say it’s exciting, but after the excitement ends, you’re numb,” Cole said.
NEWS
By Lauren Williams | June 4, 2012
Newport Beach and Costa Mesa residents will go to the polls Tuesday, selecting two of three state Assembly candidates to move forward to a November runoff as well as deciding two countywide measures. California's open primary creates an unusual situation because voters can send two members of the same political party to face each other in November. Two Republicans, Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) and Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, are on the ballot with Democrat Bob Rush, a Newport businessman.
LOCAL
February 1, 2007
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November 7, 2006
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