With the final update to the June 7 municipal general election vote count, Second District city council candidate Jeannine Pearce emerged victorious, clinching the seat by 322 votes, with 5,706 votes to rival Eric Gray’s 5,384 votes.
Jeannine Pearce has hired Devin Cotter to assume duties as her chief of staff, after declaring victory in the race for the Second District city council seat two weeks ago.
The semi-final vote count released from the county registrar-recorder appears to show candidate Jeannine Pearce edging out her opponent for the Second District Long Beach City Council seat, Eric Gray, by two percent or 190 votes, at 51 percent to his 49 percent.
In the weeks leading up to Tuesday’s election, lots of people expressed frustration with the entire process. While it is true that national primaries may feel completely disconnected from the hearts and minds of many in our community, the participation in municipal elections remains absolutely critical. Here’s why.
After a painstakingly long and close election night, with the rival Second District city council candidates neck and neck for the seat, Jeannine Pearce closed the initial election proceedings in the lead, at 50.96 percent to Gray’s 49.04 percent.
In an historic move Tuesday night, Long Beach voters stuffed the ballot boxes with a resounding “yes” to the question over whether they trusted their local government with a sales-tax increase that will generate much needed revenue to repair the city’s infrastructure and restock its public safety agencies.
The LBCC Hall of Champions welcomed Hillary Clinton’s last appearance of the day today, just one day before the California primary election. Her time on the podium coincided with a report from the Associated Press claiming she had just secured enough delegates to win the Democratic nomination.
Hahn and Napolitano clustered around Dr. Manuel Pastor, the chair in Civil Society and Social Change at USC at First Congregational Church in Long Beach Tuesday, surrounded by eager onlookers and various groups of concerned residents.
The guest list at the Hillary Clinton rally taking place at Long Beach City College (LBCC) today will include the likes of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, AFSCME President Alice Goff and actresses Busy Phillips and Amanda Peet, among others.
An RSVP is required for those looking to attend the Hillary Clinton campaign rally Monday, set to kick off at 4:00PM at Long Beach City College (LBCC), the Hillary campaign announced Sunday.