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Here's How To Keep Up With CapRadio's Election 2018 Coverage

On Nov. 6, California voters will head to the polls to vote in local, state and federal elections:

  • Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox will face off to replace termed-out Gov. Jerry Brown.

  • A number of key issues will be in the hands of California voters as they make decisions on 11 statewide ballot propositions on everything from rent control to the controversial gas tax.

  • California is host to a number of battleground congressional races that could decide which party controls the House of Representatives. To learn more about the solidly Republican congressional seats that are suddenly up for grabs in California, listen to our Keys to the House podcast.

Unsure how to register to vote? Wondering what the key races are in California? Head to our Election How-To page to get up to date on what you need to know before Nov. 6.

Follow all our election coverage here, and check back on election day for up-to-date results and analysis from CapRadio reporters.


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National Voter Registration Day Hosts Events To Expand The Electorate

September 24, 2018

Mindy Romero from the California Civic Engagement Project joins to preview National Voter Registration Day.

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PolitiFact CA: Fact-Checking Election Issues

September 12, 2018

California could play an interesting role in this November’s election and the PolitiFact teams are hard at work fact-checking many claims from candidates.

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Charter Schools, Teacher Raises Draw Debate From Finalists For California’s Top Educator

September 11, 2018 | Nadine Sebai

The two finalists for California’s state schools chief faced off in a debate Tuesday night in a race that pits teachers unions against charter school advocates.

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Will Enthusiasm Lead To Greater Turnout For California’s Young Voters?

September 11, 2018 | Sami Soto

Experts say a number of factors stop young people from voting, including relocation and lack of connection to candidates and ballot measures.

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News Network: Rent Control And Measure U

September 6, 2018

As debates on rent control and Measure U heat up in Sacramento, CapRadio’s Bob Moffitt reports on the pros and cons of both.

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State Government

Proposition 6: The Fight Over Last Year’s California Gas Tax Hike

September 5, 2018 | Nadine Sebai

Californians will be voting on 11 ballot measures in November. One of the most contested is Proposition 6, which would repeal last year’s fuel tax and vehicle fee increases.

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Rent Control Could Change Dramatically As Millions Of Dollars Pour Into Proposition 10 Debate

September 4, 2018 | Chris Nichols

The potential expansion of rent control under the measure has spurred debate over whether it’s the right answer to the state’s ever-climbing rents.