Election 2020

Election Day snapshot

Though dropping a ballot on Election Day is the norm during most years, 2020 is—by most measures—a strange beast. On top of record turnout via mail-in ballots—in Butte County and around the country—local voters flocked […]


Live election results

Bookmark this page to get live results for the 2020 general election. Chico News & Review will update county contests when unofficial numbers are released by the Butte County/Clerk Recorder at approximately 8:30 p.m. (Nov. […]


Worst of the worst

The moment he descended a Trump Tower escalator on June 16, 2015, and launched his first campaign, Donald Trump rewrote the meaning of “presidential.” He went on the offensive, indifferent about offending, and he’s never […]


The CN&R recommends …

There is a lot weighing on Butte County voters in 2020. City and town council seats will be filled by candidates tasked with leading our communities through economic, pandemic and wildfire recoveries. Billions of dollars […]



A note on this feature: The candidates’ answers have been minimally edited, mainly for grammar and punctuation. This is an extended version of the Q&A that appeared in the Oct. 8 print edition. Seats for […]


How do I vote?

Sending ballots by mail has become a big story in America leading up to the 2020 General Election, but in Butte County, voters already have some experience with the process. For the March primary, Butte […]