Election

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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

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton  (Photo credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

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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Nearly A Million California Ballots Still To Count

Elections officials in all 58 counties provided estimates to the state as they wade through ballots dropped off at polls and provisional votes cast on Election Day.

06/06/2014

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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