Political patronage rekindled in Alameda County with well-timed retirements and unopposed incumbents this June

The status quo in Alameda County has beenaided by a concerted effort to perpetuatepolitical patronage and stymie insurgents.ALAMEDA COUNTY--ELECTION 2018--As the filing deadline for the June 5 primary passed last Friday evening, the Alameda County Auditor-Controller Steve Manning and Assessor Ron Thomson failed to complete their filings for re-election. Alameda County elected officials waiting until the last minute to … Continue reading Political patronage rekindled in Alameda County with well-timed retirements and unopposed incumbents this June

Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Kati Knox plead to three misdemeanors.ALAMEDA COUNTY | Kati Knox pulled out of her race for Alameda County auditor-controller last May just weeks before the June primary after she was accused of falsifying her address on campaign paperwork. Last Friday, Knox plead guilty to three misdemeanors for violating the state's election laws. Knox will serve … Continue reading Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Embattled Alameda County Auditor Candidate Withdraws from the Race

Kathleen Knox ends her campaign forauditor, but her name remains on the ballot.ALAMEDA COUNTY | Kathleen Knox, the candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller who was charged earlier this month with six felony counts of voter fraud, has withdrawn from the race less than three weeks from Election Day.“I am officially and respectfully withdrawing my candidacy … Continue reading Embattled Alameda County Auditor Candidate Withdraws from the Race

Alameda County Candidate for Auditor Pleads Not Guilty to Voter Fraud

Kati Knox says she lives on Clarke St. in San Leandro, investigators say no.ALAMEDA COUNTY | AUDITOR | Where's does Alameda County auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox live? Danville or San Leandro?Knox, who is the daughter of former Alameda County supervisor, Bob Knox, plead not guilty Tuesday to six felony charges related to allegations she lives in … Continue reading Alameda County Candidate for Auditor Pleads Not Guilty to Voter Fraud