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September 19, 2018 | Ben Adler
A new effort from the California secretary of state’s office seeks to crack down on false or misleading information intended to drive down voter turnout. But it comes with thorny legal and political questions.
May 8, 2018 | Steve Milne
Sacramento County this week is rebooting its election system. Under the new Vote Center system, polling places no longer exist. Instead, voters will be getting ballots in the mail and can return them by mail or at drop-off sites or Vote Centers.
March 7, 2017
(AP) - Supporters of a California proposition asking if the president should be elected by popular vote have cleared the first hurdle to getting on the 2018 ballot.
November 19, 2014 | Steve Milne
Election Day was two-weeks ago, but workers are still counting votes in some California counties and some close races are still undecided. Next year, tallying the votes could take even longer.
July 11, 2014
(AP) - It's official. The 25.2 percent turnout of registered voters in the California Primary is the lowest-ever in state history.
June 26, 2014 | Ben Adler
California voters will decide this fall whether some low-level drug and theft offenses should be tried as misdemeanors instead of felonies. Meanwhile, the Legislature and Board of Equalization are pushing policies to help the food industry.
June 4, 2014 | Ben Adler
It’s Democrat Jerry Brown against Republican Neel Kashkari for the right to be governor of California for the next four years.
June 2, 2014 | Ky Plaskon
The City of South Lake Tahoe could lose a quarter million dollars if voters approve a measure to remove parking kiosks and residential parking restrictions.
April 28, 2014 | Ben Adler
When California Governor Jerry Brown made a rare appearance before a legislative committee Monday to support a “rainy day fund” constitutional amendment, the surprisingly warm reception in the room belied the tensions beginning to emerge.
April 23, 2014 | Katie Orr
Four candidates for California’s Secretary of State covered issues from vote by mail elections to business licenses in a debate today. And they didn’t disagree on much.