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California Launches New Effort To Fight Election Disinformation

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.

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All Sacramento County Voters Will Get Mail-In Ballots Under New System

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.

New Law May Prolong Vote Counts

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.

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State Government

Capitol Roundup: New Sentencing Ballot Measure, State Help For Food Industry

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.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Brown To Take On Kashkari In November Governor's Race

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.

Voters To Decide Fate Of South Lake Tahoe Parking Meters

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.

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State Government

Brown Pushes Rainy Day Fund; Steinberg Signals Delay

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.

Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Sec. of State Candidates Disagree on Fundraising Ban

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.

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