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Showing Articles Tagged With: election 2014

  • The 'Unintended Consequences' Of Proposition 47

    Wednesday, March 04, 2015

    There are two new bills going through legislature, aimed at ironing out the “unintended consequences" of Proposition 47. We talk with former Senate President Darrell Steinberg about the glitches in the state's initiative process.

  • Bera Retains Seat In 7th Congressional District

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Two weeks after the November 4th elections, the Sacramento County elections office has Democratic incumbent Ami Bera with a slim edge over Republican challenger Doug Ose, but only a few ballots likely remain to be counted.

  • New Law May Prolong Vote Counts

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    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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    Inmates Being Released Under Prop 47

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    It’s been just over a week since California voters went to the polls, and one proposition is already having an effect.

  • Ose's Lead Narrows, Bera Trailing By 530 Votes

    Monday, November 10, 2014

    After taking the weekend off, elections employees return today to counting 80,000 ballots from the Nov. 4 general election. The latest count shows Bera now trails challenger Ose by 530 votes.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Brown Promises Both Fiscal Restraint And New Projects

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    California Gov. Jerry Brown acknowledges there’s a paradox in his platform of fiscal restraint combined with big projects like the Delta tunnels and high-speed rail. He says striking a balance will be key to his unprecedented fourth term.

  • Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

    Johnson Concedes -Further Strong Mayor Push Unlikely

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's Measure L was handily defeated by voters in Tuesday's election. Wednesday at City Hall, he said he will respect the will of the people who rejected a "strong mayor"- form of government.

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    Sacramento Measure L Defeated Handily

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    With Sacramento County elections reporting 100 percent of the precincts counted, Measure L -the "strong mayor" push by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson- has lost by a wide margin.

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    Hillary Schieve To Become Reno's Next Mayor

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    Hillary Schieve, a council member with the city of Reno, decisively won the race to become the city's next mayor with about 60 percent of the vote.

  • Reno And San Joaquin Election Results And Measure L

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    We talk with Capital Public Radio's Ky Plaskon about election results from Reno and we check in with Capital Public Radio's Central Valley report Rich Ibarra about San Joaquin County's results.

  • Live Coverage: Election 2014

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

    CapRadio has up-to-the-minute election results and reaction. Beth Ruyak has live coverage starting at 8 p.m. She'll be joined by Political Junkie Ken Rudin and other experts for analysis of the results. Plus, updates from reporters in the field.

  • General Election Results

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

    Capital Public Radio provides results for the Nov. 4, 2014, General Election. Gov. Jerry Brown has won a record 4th term. Sacramento's Strong Mayor measure is trailing and the U.S. 7th Congressional District race is extremely tight.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Election Preview: Statewide Races And Ballot Measures

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

    Tuesday isn’t a presidential election, but Californians will still elect a governor, seven other state office holders and three-quarters of the state Legislature. They'll also vote on six statewide ballot measures.

  • Join The NPR Election Party

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

    Listen to real-time election coverage by hosts Melissa Block and Robert Siegel from NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. With live news and data DJ’ed by Amita Kelly

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    Election 2014 Voter Turnout

    Tuesday, November 04, 2014

    As focus shifts from candidates to voters we'll check in with the Registrars of Voters in Sacramento and CapRadio's Jenny O'Mara live from the polls to talk voter turnout.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    GOP Hopes To Catch Dems In GOTV

    Monday, November 03, 2014

    California Republicans acknowledge their get-out-the-vote operations have lagged behind those of Democrats in recent years but insist they’ve caught up for Tuesday's election.

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    Voter Registration Increases In California

    Friday, October 31, 2014

    Millions of Californians are registered to vote in next week’s election, and an increasing number of them are registering without a party preference.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Brown's Barnstorming Tour Continues

    Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Governor Jerry Brown is continuing his barnstorming tour of California. He’s campaigning not for his own re-election on Tuesday but for two statewide ballot measures.

  • Ben Adler/ Capital Public Radio

    Brown Promises 'Prudent' Next Four Years

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Gov. Jerry Brown had a lot to say when asked why he hasn't put forth much of an agenda for a potential fourth term at a Modesto campaign stop Wednesday.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Don't Wait Too Long To Return That Vote-By-Mail Ballot

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    If you’re a Californian with a mail-in ballot for the November election, you’re running out of time to make sure your vote is counted – at least, if you plan to send your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service.

  • Brown vs. Kashkari: A Tale Of Two Campaign Styles

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    The two campaigns for California governor this fall couldn’t be more different. One observer calls the campaigns of Republican challenger Neel Kashkari and Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown "the difference between something and nothing."

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    AdWatch: Claims About Ose's Increased Wealth Misleading

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Capital Public Radio, Sacramento State and KCRA are teaming up to provide fact checks on campaign ads this election season. An ad now running claims former Republican Congressman Doug Ose increased his wealth by millions while in office.

  • News Network: Nevada Elections

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Early voting in Nevada ends Friday. Political Reporter Ray Hagar talks about the upcoming election.

  • Top Two Changing How Some Candidates Campaign

    Monday, October 27, 2014

    There are several races in California this year in which both candidates are from the same political party. It’s a product of the state’s new primary system and it’s changing the way some candidates appeal to voters.

  • Ami Bera Campaign

    AdWatch: Tax Increase Claims Against Bera 'Misleading'

    Monday, October 27, 2014

    Capital Public Radio, Sacramento State and KCRA are teaming up to provide fact checks on campaign ads this election season. An ad now running claims Democratic Congressman Ami Bera voted for a gas tax increase and first class travel for lawmakers.

  • Andrew Nixon, Capital Public Radio

    Brown Retains Lead, Prop 2 Gains Support

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Governor Jerry Brown is retaining his lead and the political ads blanketing California’s airwaves may be having an effect on voters.

  • Mary Salas For Chula Vista Mayor 2014 Campaign

    Up Against the Ceiling: Getting Women Ready For Battle

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    For various reasons a lot of women have trouble seeing themselves in political office. We'll look at the effort to recruit and elect more women in the second part of our series,Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

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    Kashkari Steps Up Attacks On Brown

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    With time running out, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Neel Kashkari is increasing the attacks on Democratic Incumbent Jerry Brown.

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    Up Against the Ceiling: Meet The Women Serving in Office

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

  • The Big Debate Over Measure L

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    There have been dozens of debates in the city of Sacramento as voters consider whether to pass Measure L and make changes to the structure of their government.

  • October 20th Is Last Day To Register To Vote

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Just like the procrastination that comes with filing taxes, voters are waiting until the last minute to register to vote. Monday is the last day for Californians to register for the November 4th election.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Supermajority Fight Shapes California Legislative Races

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Republicans are trying to knock Democrats off their supermajority perch in the California Legislature this fall. To do so, they need to pick up at least one seat in the state Senate or two in the Assembly.

  • A Discussion On Measure L

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Next month, voters will decide whether Sacramento should have a strong-mayor form of government. CapRadio's Bob Moffit explains the language

  • Eric Risberg / AP

    Analysis Of Strong-Mayor Structure

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Jessica Trounstine, an associate professor of political science at UC Merced, explains the strong-mayor form of government.

  • California Ballot Initiatives Explained

    Monday, October 13, 2014

    McGeorge Law School Professor Mary Beth Moylan joins Insight to discuss the propositions on the ballot for next month's November elections.

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    Thousands Of Mail-In Ballots Going Uncounted

    Friday, October 10, 2014

    Every election in California brings a growing number of votes by mail. This November is expected to be no exception. But just because the ballots are returned doesn't mean they are counted.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Ami Bera And Doug Ose Go Head To Head In Debate

    Thursday, October 09, 2014

    Democratic Representative Ami Bera faced Republican challenger Doug Ose in the first and only debate for the 7th Congressional District seat. Last night the two sparred over such issues as health care, the economy and immigration.

  • Brown for Governor 2014

    Brown Runs Campaign Ad For Propositions

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    California Governor Jerry Brown has produced his first campaign ads of the season, but they’re not for his own reelection campaign.

  • Storify: Ami Bera, Doug Ose Debate

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    CapRadio compiled the event through the eyes of social media, including events leading up to the only scheduled debate between Rep. Ami Bera and challenger Doug Ose, through the post-debate analysis.

  • Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

    Voters Will Decide Fate Of $7.5 Billion Water Bond

    Tuesday, October 07, 2014

    On November 4th, California voters will decide the fate of a $7.5 billion bond intended to improve the state’s water system. Proposition 1 is one of the most closely watched measures on the ballot. But it has divided some environmental groups.

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    Prop 47 Seeks To Reduce California Prison Population

    Monday, October 06, 2014

    A measure on the California November ballot would reduce some drug possession and theft-related felony crimes to misdemeanors. Proponents say it would reduce prison overcrowding and prison costs. Opponents say it would put dangerous criminals back on the streets and overcrowd local jails.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    Tight Race For California School Superintendent

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is one of the lesser know offices in California. But it’s one of the closest races in an otherwise quiet election season.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP

    Kashkari's Toy Train Smash? How About A Car...Or A Toilet

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari's offer to give $25 gas cards to Californians who smash toy trains at an event today in Burbank isn't the first political stunt from a campaign looking for media attention.

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    Poll Shows Support For Water Bond

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    A newly released poll provides some encouraging news for supporters of the water bond on California’s November ballot.

  • Brown, Kashkari Clash In Lone Gubernatorial Debate

    Friday, September 05, 2014

    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican challenger Neel Kashkari attacked each other throughout their only scheduled debate Thursday night. - Watch a replay of the debate, or listen to a rebroadcast at 9 a.m. Friday.

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    Debate Coverage: Brown, Kashkari Square Off

    Thursday, September 04, 2014

    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.

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    Prop 49 May Be Off Ballot

    Monday, August 11, 2014

    A court ruling today makes it unclear whether California voters will get to weigh in on the controversial Citizens United decision.

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    Kashkari Spends Week Homeless In Fresno

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Republican Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is pushing jobs as a way to reduce poverty in California. But some say it’s not that simple.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Speaker Atkins: Water Bond Deal Has Stalled

    Tuesday, July 01, 2014

    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.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Senate Rejects Alternate Water Bond; Brown To Weigh In?

    Monday, June 23, 2014

    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.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Big Week Ahead In California Governor's Race

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    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.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Poll: Kashkari Narrows Gap, But Donnelly Still Leads

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    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.

  • Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio

    Secretary of State Race Draws Crowded Field

    Monday, May 19, 2014

    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.

  • Insight: Capitol Chat

    Friday, May 16, 2014

    The governor’s race in California is heating up ahead of the June 3 primary.

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    California Lawmakers Send "Rainy Day Fund" To Ballot

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

    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.

  • California GOP's Future At Stake In June Primary

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    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.

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    Brown Pushes Rainy Day Fund; Steinberg Signals Delay

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    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.

  • Brown Maintains Fundraising Lead

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown continues to hold a commanding fundraising lead in the California Governor’s race.

  • @JerryBrownGov / Twitter

    Jerry Brown Announces Bid For Re-election

    Thursday, February 27, 2014

    The worst-kept secret at the California Capitol is now out: Democratic Governor Jerry Brown is running for a record fourth term this year.

  • Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

    Fate of Transgender Law Referendum Still Unclear

    Wednesday, January 08, 2014

    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.

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    Union Files Two Health Cost Ballot Initiatives

    Friday, November 08, 2013

    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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