Laura Biskaduros and Esteban Mendoza did not take out papers);
First Circuit Public Defender, where incumbent
James Owens faces Bruce A.
Bruce Hanna was leading Sara Byers, 58 percent to 40 percent in House District 7, which includes south Lane County.
In the Antelope Valley Joint Union High School District, incumbent
Donita Winn and challenger Lee D'Errico held the first and second places, respectively, over James Shanbrom for two at-large school board seats.
Peter Hankwitz, "the only openly gay male Republican running for Congress in this election," is trying to unseat Democratic incumbent
Brad Sherman in California's 27th district.
He later worked as an incumbent
of the Ontario parish of Coldwater-Medonte (1983 to 1990); secretary of the advisory committee for postulants for ordination in northern and western Ontario (1984 to 1988); incumbent
of North York's St.
In the last 25 years, there have been four elections which pitted an incumbent
against a challenger--1980, 1984, 1992, and 1996.
First Ward Alderman Jesse Granato went into this year's election attempting to do what has become a common first step for incumbents
in local aldermanic campaigns: eliminate the competition.
air markets, found little evidence of any practices by major incumbent
carriers against smaller new entrants that could be deemed predatory.
The simple truth is that campaign contributors respond to high incumbent
reelection rates more than cause them.
We argue that these researchers counterintuitive findings are the result of using models which do not adequately correct for the simultaneous determination of the election outcome and campaign contributions, and which do not include an electoral check on incumbent
The number of significant alternative operators is decreasing and further consolidation is expected in the coming years, with the growing size of the emerging survivors providing scale to more effectively compete against the fixed-line incumbent
In the race for a three-year Board of Selectman seat, incumbent
Brian Patacchiola announced last week he would not be seeking re-election (see story, this page).
In several of the seats, the incumbent
lawyer/legislators either are unopposed in November or face only minor party or write-in candidates.
The other incumbent
, Tom Pigott, is not running for re-election, so Winn will face challengers Lee D'Errico, a housing authority investigator, and James Shanbrom, an educational adviser and businessman.