Election

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2 LA County Democrats Lose State Assembly Seats After Final Vote Tally

Two Democratic incumbents from Los Angeles County were bounced from their state Assembly seats after the county issued its final vote tally Monday.

11/24/2014

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Prisoners Freed Quickly After Voters OK Prop 47

A ballot measure passed by voters this week is already freeing California suspects from jail as their felony charges are reduced to misdemeanors, and people previously convicted of the charges receive reduced sentences as they appear in court.

11/07/2014

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Is California Ready To Follow Oregon, Alaska, D.C. And Legalize Marijuana?

Voters in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., approved the legalization of marijuana at the polls Tuesday and now supporters say California could be next.

11/05/2014

Murrieta’s former mayor Alan Long was charged last week in connection with an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four teens. (credit: CBS)

Ex-Murrieta Mayor Facing Felony DUI Re-Elected To City Council

Voters have elected Alan Long – who resigned last month after being arrested on suspicion of felony DUI following a crash that injured four teenagers – to a City Council seat.

11/05/2014

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Garcetti: Nothing ‘Negative’ About GOP Election Victories

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Wednesday to work with lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle following last night’s election results.

11/05/2014

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Democratic Incumbent Ruiz Leading Race For US House Seat In 36th District

Ruiz was leading with 54 percent of votes over Nestande’s 46 percent with 32 percent of precincts reporting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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Jerry Brown Elected To Historic 4th Term As California Governor

Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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Record Number Of Calif. Voters = Lower Turnout? It Could Happen

Despite a record number of registered voters in California, some analysts are predicting total turnout for Tuesday’s election could fall below 50 percent.

11/03/2014

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Interfaith Leaders, Calif. Police Chiefs At Odds Over Prop 47

Southland faith and community held a rally Monday in support of Proposition 47, which would reduce some drug and property offenses from felonies to misdemeanors.

11/03/2014

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Bill Clinton To Rally For Democrats At Oxnard College

Former President Bill Clinton was set to urge Democratic voters to head to the voting booth next week at a rally Wednesday in Oxnard.

10/29/2014

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Prop. 47 Would Redefine Some Crimes, Shorten Sentences

Among the measures California voters will decide on Nov. 4 is Proposition 47, which would redefine some criminal penalties and could shorten sentences.

10/21/2014

Sheila Kuehl participates in a debate with Bobby Shriver for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors seat in Westwood on September 16, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Kuehl, Shriver Face Off In Debate For LA County Board Of Supervisors Seat

Bobby Shriver and Sheila Kuehl took part in the first debate in the 3rd District race in Westwood, where transportation and economic development were the main issues at hand.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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OC Assessor Faces Charges Of Filing False Nomination Papers

Orange County Assessor Webster Guillory faces charges of filing false nomination papers in his re-election bid in the March primary election.

09/12/2014

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Brown In Control Of Race For Calif. Governor Ahead Of Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown has little to lose as he faces his Republican challenger in the only gubernatorial debate on the calendar this election season.

09/04/2014

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Advocates Say Disabled Often Banned From Voting

At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.

07/09/2014

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