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

On June 5, 2018, California voters decided which candidates to send on to the general election for national, state and local offices. Capital Public Radio’s reporters were out in the field reporting on races for governor, senator, sheriff and more. Below are our stories leading up to the 2018 election, as well as our primary election day coverage.

Stories related to: Election 2018

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Court Blocks Measure Asking Voters To Split California In Three

July 18, 2018

A measure that would divide California into three parts won't appear on the November ballot, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact CA: Did Gavin Newsom Separate Families?

July 18, 2018

PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols checks out a claim made by Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox.

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State Government

How Helpful Is The California Democratic Party’s Endorsement Of Kevin De León Over Dianne Feinstein?

July 16, 2018 | Ben Adler

The California state senator got a boost over the weekend in his underdog campaign to unseat Feinstein this fall: an endorsement from the state Democratic Party. But it might not bring De León as much help as his backers hope.

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Competitive Congressional Races Push June Turnout In California

July 6, 2018 | Ben Bradford

Voter turnout increased slightly in California’s June primary, helped in part by a handful of competitive congressional races throughout the state.

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Keys To The House

Republican Congressman Jeff Denham Pushes For DACA Solution As He Faces Tough Re-Election

June 28, 2018

Central Valley Republican Rep. Jeff Denham is bucking his party and pushing for an immigration solution for Dreamers. CapRadio’s Ben Bradford talks with KQED's Katie Orr and McClatchy's Alex Roarty about what this means for his re-election campaign.

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State Government

Soda Tax Ban Becomes Law, Industry Groups Yank California Ballot Measure Threatening Government Services

June 28, 2018 | Ben Adler

California cities and counties are now banned from new soda and sugary-drink tax increases for the next 12 years after state lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown rushed a bill into law Thursday in exchange for the withdrawal of a November ballot measure.