Tag: Elections

November 8, 2016 – Presidential General Election Day Reminder

Big Bear, CA, November 8, 2016 – The San Bernardino County Elections Office reminds voters that the 2016 Presidential General Election is being held today, Tuesday, November 8. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 8 p.m. Voters can find their assigned polling place on the back cover of their Voter Information Guide or by using the My Elections Gateway or the Polling Place look-up tool on the Elections Office website at SBCountyElections. They can also call the Elections Office at (800) 881-VOTE (8683) or (909) 387-8300. In addition to your polling place, voters are also able to...

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Jerry Lewis Announces Retirement From Congress

Big Bear, Ca, January 12, 2012, 1:00pm – Representative Jerry Lewis announced this week that he will retire at the end of this term after 46 years in elected office and 33 years representing San Bernardino and Riverside County in Congress. Lewis is the longest-serving Republican member of Congress from California, and the first member from the state to be Chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.  Lewis issued the following statement on his retirement plans: “I will not seek re-election to the Congress in 2012. After months of consultation with loved ones and family, my wife Arlene and I have decided to retire from public life. We are deeply grateful to so many who have provided their support over the years. I have worked hard to justify that support. Thank you all and may God continue to bless America.”   Lewis has done a great amount of work in the last 46 years, and locally helped contribute to the elimination of more than a million dead trees to reduce fire danger in and around the San Bernardino National Forest. He worked with Sen. Dianne Feinstein to secure $500 million more to eliminate fire dangers throughout Southern California. As a result of the work with San Bernardino County and forest service officials, fire danger has been dramatically reduced in the past few years.  With elections just around the corner for...

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