NC Media Watch

A quest for reason and accuracy in letters to the editor, guest editorials and other issues of interest to the citizens of Western Nevada County.

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Scary headline is wrong

George Boardman writes "Election to cost county $210,000," Clerk-recorder to seek additional cash from supervisors, June 14, 2005
The special statewide election called by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will cost Nevada County about $210,000, county Clerk-Recorder Kathleen Smith said Monday.

Smith based her estimate on the cost of the special election to recall Gov. Gray Davis, and said the county will have to bear the entire local cost unless the governor includes a reimbursement provision in the resolution calling for the election,
According to the Channel 10 News, the County Clerk's all received e-mails from the Governor, right after the announcement the special election was going forward, that the State would be picking up the cost of the election. Humm...

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