Election

Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman has held the 33rd Congressional seat since 1974. (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ex-Gang Prosecutor To Face Off Against Lieu For Waxman Seat

The race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman in a predominantly Democratic Westside-South Bay-San Fernando Valley congressional district is now down to two candidates.

06/04/2014

WASHINGTON - MARCH 11:  Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kashkari To Court Middle-Class Voters In Longshot Gubernatorial Campaign

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.

06/04/2014

Long Beach mayor race

Long Beach Elects First Latino, Openly Gay Mayor

The city of Long Beach has its first Latino and openly gay mayor with the election of Councilman Robert Garcia.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2014

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Challenger Mike Hestrin Takes Early Lead Against Incumbent Paul Zellerbach In RivCo DA Race

Hestrin held 54.17 percent of votes to Zellerbach’s 45.83 percent, with 103,000 ballots tabulated and 22 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Registrar of Voters’ website.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Gov. Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Calif. Primary

Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Candidates For LA County Board Of Supervisors Make Last-Minute Push For Votes

KCAL9′s Dave Bryan spoke with leading candidates Bobby Shriver, Sheila Kuehl and John Duran as they prepared for the final stretch in the race to represent residents of the Westside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Expected At Tuesday’s Primary

Although more than 230,000 vote-by-mail ballots have been returned to the Registrar’s office, Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan told KCAL9′s Dave Lopez voters shouldn’t expect a stampede at the polling places.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2014

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California’s Top 2 Primary Yields Surprising Races

Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to defeat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, yet the GOP governor’s contest is the most high-profile race on Tuesday’s statewide primary ballot.

06/02/2014

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LA County Faces Poll Worker Shortage Ahead Of Primary Vote

Are you busy next Tuesday? If not, election officials say they can use you.

05/27/2014

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Deadline Looms For LA County Voters To Register

Time is running out for Los Angeles County residents to register to vote in the upcoming primary election.

05/19/2014

A map outlining the "Six Californias" proposal shows territory currently represented by Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties would be regathered under the name "West California". (Courtesy SixCalifornias.info)

‘Six Californias’ Petition Gets OK To Gather Signatures For Ballot

State election officials have given the green light to an initiative launched by a Silicon Valley activist to divide California into six autonomous states, according to reports.

02/20/2014

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Former Controller Wendy Greuel Announces Run For Waxman’s Congressional Seat

Former mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel announced Thursday that she plans to run for the congressional seat being vacated by Henry Waxman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2014

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GOP Assembly Candidate Susan Shelley Seeks Recount

Susan Shelley, a Republican who narrowly lost a special election for an Assembly seat in a San Fernando Valley-based district last month, is seeking a recount.

12/02/2013

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Judge Rules Palmdale Can’t Hold City Council Election

A judge who ruled that Palmdale’s method of choosing its leaders short-changes minorities issued an injunction Monday that could cancel the Nov. 5 City Council election.

09/30/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks at a press conference announcing his intention to seek professional help amid sexual harassment allegations on July 26, 2013 in San Diego, Calif. (credit: Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Candidates Lining Up To Run For Mayor As San Diego Prepares For Special Election

People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner and led to yet another city employee claiming she was mistreated by the former congressman.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2013

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