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Showing Articles Tagged With: election 2014
A new study shows California is a long way from achieving gender parity among state and local elected officials
Both candidates running for California Secretary of State say the state would benefit from better use of technology and more flexible voting practices.
A newly released poll provides some encouraging news for supporters of the water bond on California’s November ballot.
UPDATED: Gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari debated Thursday night. Watch a replay here, or listen to a reply at 9 a.m. Friday on the News Station, in place of Insight.
The November election may still be two months away, but some California voters could soon be casting ballots.
A court ruling today makes it unclear whether California voters will get to weigh in on the controversial Citizens United decision.
Republican Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is pushing jobs as a way to reduce poverty in California. But some say it’s not that simple.
California voters will get to weigh in on a controversial Supreme Court case this fall.
(AP) - It's official. The 25.2 percent turnout of registered voters in the California Primary is the lowest-ever in state history.
Democratic Assemblyman John Pérez has requested a limited hand recount after finishing third by a razor thin margin in the primary race for State Controller.
In an interview with Capital Public Radio, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins says there will be no water bond deal this week before the Legislature's summer recess – and she’s blaming outside interest groups for blocking in.
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.
A test vote on an alternate California water bond failed Monday in the state Senate as talks enter a crucial phase. One lawmaker suggested Gov. Jerry Brown will put his own "guiding principles" forward in the coming days.
(AP) -- A new ruling overturns a California's law that requires sponsors of ballot initiatives to identify themselves.
California appears on track to break a record, but it’s not something the state is celebrating.
The candidates are set for California’s November gubernatorial election. And the challenger is already on the attack.
It’s Democrat Jerry Brown against Republican Neel Kashkari for the right to be governor of California for the next four years.
Sacramento's new district attorney is the hand-picked successor of the outgoing district attorney.
Two hotly-contested congressional races in recent elections are shaping up to be that again.
(AP) -- Two statewide ballot propositions easily passed Tuesday night.
Early reports indicate dismally low voter turnout numbers.
California voters didn’t exactly rush to the polls in Tuesday’s primary election. Low turnout was reported all over the state as voters decide who will face-off in November for Governor and other top offices.
Nearly 18 million people are registered to vote in California’s primary election tomorrow. But voter turnout is expected to be much lower.
If an initiative to fund a library in South Lake Tahoe fails it could financially impact other El Dorado County Libraries.
The top two Republican challengers to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown are using two very different strategies to reach voters as California’s June primary election enters its final week.
Two candidates are running for the top cop's spot in San Joaquin County -- the incumbent sheriff and one of his deputies.
Democratic Governor Jerry Brown holds a big lead in the June primary in a new Public Policy Institute of California poll. But the gap between his two Republican challengers is narrowing.
Governor Jerry Brown talked up California's business climate today in a speech before the California Chamber of Commerce.
A political scandal put the California Secretary of State race on the radar this year. But there are several other issues that make this a campaign to watch.
Many experts are predicting low voter turnout for June's primary election which will select the top two candidates for each office for a runoff in November. With primaries just around the corner, many voters may just sit this one out.
The governor’s race in California is heating up ahead of the June 3 primary.
The two Republican candidates hoping for a spot in California’s November Gubernatorial met in a much anticipated debated last night.
Get ready for an epic political battle this fall between trial lawyers and doctors. An initiative that would raise the cap on medical malpractice damages has qualified for California’s November ballot.
It’s official: California voters will see a “rainy day fund” constitutional amendment on the November ballot. Thursday, lawmakers unanimously approved the bipartisan budget reserve deal reached last week by Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders.
Democrats inside and outside the California Capitol are pushing back against Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal.
California Governor Jerry Brown may be a near-lock to win a record fourth term this fall, but that doesn’t mean he’s universally popular with his fellow Democrats.
Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari both want to be governor –- but they have two very different visions for the California Republican Party. Capital Public Radio’s Ben Adler looks at the battle for the California GOP’s future.
The race to be the candidate who challenges California Governor Jerry Brown is heating up.
The ultimate goal of Proposition 42 on California’s June ballot is fostering government transparency. The question is – who should pay to do it?
A proposition on June’s ballot could get homeless veterans off California streets.
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.
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.
People who live in El Dorado County could be voting on several competing slow-growth measures this November.
Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown continues to hold a commanding fundraising lead in the California Governor’s race.
The worst-kept secret at the California Capitol is now out: Democratic Governor Jerry Brown is running for a record fourth term this year.
A referendum effort on California's new transgender student rights law fails to qualify; a new law requiring the use of gloves by bartenders and chefs is drawing complaints; and guide dog advocates are criticizing the use of fake service dogs.
A proposed November ballot measure that attempts to fix California’s death penalty is drawing the support of three former governors as backers begin gathering signatures.
He’s been called the “bailout czar” and the “700 billion dollar man.” Now, Neel Kashkari is running for governor of California as a different kind of Republican.
California Governor Jerry Brown now has one less Republican challenger in his expected bid for re-election this fall – but that could change soon.
A referendum that would overturn California’s controversial new transgender student rights law has narrowly cleared its first hurdle to qualify for the November election. But it still faces an uphill climb to make the ballot.
Two new polls show California Governor Jerry Brown in a strong position to win re-election if he runs next year.
California’s largest union of health care workers today submitted a pair of ballot initiatives to the Attorney General. The unions say the measures will save consumers $2.5 billion in annual costs.
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