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California May Have Just Seen Lowest Voter Turnout In Its History

The ballots counted so far put turnout about 18.4 percent, although that will certainly grow as elections officials count hundreds of thousands of outstanding ballots, including 166,000 in Los Angeles County.

06/05/2014

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Southland Voters Hit The Polls For 2014 Primary Election, As Turnout Looks To Hit All Time Low

The LA County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is urging Californians to hit the polls for Tuesday’s primary amid concerns a mere 20 percent of eligible voters will show up to cast their ballots.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Assembly Approves Bill That Would Allow Vote-By-Mail Special Elections

The bill passed Thursday on a 44-31 vote.

05/29/2014

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Fate Of LA Pot Shops Left To Voters

Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.

05/19/2013

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Gov. Brown Defends Tax Hike Initiative Campaign

Gov. Jerry Brown denied Friday that Proposition 30, a tax hike proposal, lost support from voters because of recent attacks from a similar measure.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2012

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Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

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California Kicks Off Its First Nonpartisan Primary Election

Southland residents will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in California’s primary election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2012

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Poll: Health Care, Education Top Brown’s To-Do List

Governor-elect Jerry Brown faces a mounting budget deficit and a host of other issues, but voters say it’s time to focus on cutting down medical costs and fixing our schools.

11/19/2010

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California Voters Gloomy Over Economic Woes

A record numbers of absentee ballots may result in a lower turnout, but millions of Californians are heading out today cast their vote.

11/02/2010

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Polls Open Across Southern California

Voters are heading to the polls across the state to determine who will become the next governor of California.

11/02/2010

California attorney general and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown gestures towards his opponent California Republican gubernatorial candidate and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman during the second of three televised debates at Fresno State Oct. 2, 2010, in Fresno, California. (credit: Eric Paul Zamora/Getty Images)

Whitman, Brown Deliver Final Pitches To Calif. Voters

Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown are delivering their closing arguments to California voters, appearing at events throughout the Golden State as they pitch their proposals to turn the financially troubled state around.

11/01/2010

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