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Unofficial election results in

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Mark Ross, Noralea Gipner lead in Martinez City Council race By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The nation wasn’t alone Tuesday night as unexpected results from the 2016 General Election also poured into Contra Costa County. Of special local interest were results from the Martinez City Council, Dist. ...

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Local politicians taking heat

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‘Mudslinging’ amps up as General Election nears By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Several local candidates for public office, as well as politicians not on the ballot this year, are taking heat for their alleged involvement in “hit pieces” coming through the mail, on social media and other ...

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Martinez Chamber to host candidate forum

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MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday they will be hosting a public candidate forum for local City Council candidates. The four hopefuls running for council are incumbent Mark Ross, John Stevens, Noralea Gipner and Courtney Masella O’Brien. All four candidates have confirmed their attendance at the ...

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Local candidates pull papers to appear on November ballot

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Potential candidates are starting to trickle in for various seats and positions slated to appear on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. In the race for two open seats on the Martinez City Council, incumbent Mark Ross, John Stevens and Noralea Gipner ...

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And the clever campaigning award goes to …

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Martinez City Council candidate John Stevens surprised parade goers Monday with fortune cookies. The fortunes? “JOHN STEVENS will be your next Martinez City Council Member.” Clever! Main Street Martinez rules forbade candidates from riding in the parade with election banners, but it looks like Stevens found a great way to ...

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Stevens announces bid for City Council

John Stevens announces his candidacy for Martinez City Council. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – John Stevens, former CEO of the Martinez Chamber of Commerce, has announced his candidacy for Martinez City Council. Stevens says he has significant knowledge of Martinez and the issues important to its residents. “My experience at the Martinez Chamber of Commerce gave me daily contact with the ...

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