Politics & Government

Local Elections

Get a text ad from a candidate? Invasive, maybe, but it works, say experts.

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert is among candidates seeking potential voters via text messaging. Technology, speed, cost and reach – all are factors that attract campaigns to add texting to their tool kit. Voting rights and privacy advocates are concerned about the level and depth of access political campaigns have to the personal information needed to launch text and other election media offensives.

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Schubert ad accuses DA opponent of courtroom misdeeds

A new ad from Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert claims that her opponent, deputy DA Noah Phillips, cut a secret deal with a murder defendant.
Shubert campaign