Joan Pancharian: Election corruption alive and well |

Joan Pancharian: Election corruption alive and well

Our state senate election had the following results as announced in the online version of The Union. As of March 27, they were as follows:

Dahle (R): 44,764 votes or 28.7 %; Kiley (R): 44,519 votes, or 28.5%. Pflueger (D): 40,304 or 25.8%.

And our “Democrat,” Steve Baird won 9,035, or 5.8%.

Hmm. If you add Pflueger’s 40,304 to what likely would have been Democratic votes, you get, yes, 49,339 or 31.6 percent. Hey, it worked!

Steve, with help from a conglomerate, stole Pflueger’s first place and right to be in a run-off. Corruption is alive and well locally.

Joan Pancharian

Grass Valley

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