Election

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Incumbent Councilman Jose Huizar Leads Race For Council Seat

As Los Angeles County primary election results come in, incumbent City Councilman Jose Huizar holds an early lead.

03/03/2015

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Proposals Aim To Reverse Low Voter Turnout In LA

Voter turnout for local elections in L.A. has gotten so bad that officials are proposing having city and school board elections on the same day as presidential and statewide elections.

02/27/2015

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Comes To Riverside Looking Towards 2016 Race

“It may come as a surprise to a few of you here that I’ve been thinking a little bit about running,” Perry said to laughter.

02/21/2015

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Janice Hahn Announces Run For LA County Supervisor

Just three years after successfully running for Congress, Democatric Rep. Janice Hahn Wednesday announced her candidacy for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2015

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Incumbent Martinez, Challenger Montanez Square Off Again For District 6 Council Seat

The race for the District 6 seat on the Los Angeles City Council is getting increasingly hot, as incumbent Nury Martinez tries to hold onto the seat she won 18 months ago, but is coming under attack from the woman who lost that race, Cindy Montanez.

02/13/2015

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City Council Hopefuls Vow To Take Pay Cuts If Elected

With Los Angeles voters just weeks away from heading to the polls, some City Council members are vowing to take a pay cut if elected.

02/06/2015

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Report: Firm Behind Digital Billboards Lawsuit To Support LA City Council Candidates

A Louisiana-based billboard company fighting digital advertising laws in Los Angeles has announced plans to use its billboards to support candidates in the upcoming city election, according to a report Wednesday.

01/21/2015

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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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