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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

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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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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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Brown Has Nearly $21M For Governor’s Race

Brown reported Tuesday that he has raised nearly $4 million this year from a variety of interests and spent just $77,000, mostly for campaign consultants and staff.

05/20/2014

Neel Kashkari (L) and Tim Donnelly (R). (credit: CBS)

Republican Candidates For Calif. Governor Clash In Debate

The long-running dispute over the identity of the California Republican party was played out in sharp contrast Thursday, as two rival candidates for governor offered sharply differing views on the future of the GOP during what was their first, and probably only, joint appearance of the primary campaign.

05/16/2014

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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Register By Monday To Vote In California’s June 5 Primary

Monday is the last day residents can register to vote in California’s June 5 primary election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2012

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Poll: Santorum Narrows Gap With California Republican Voters

Can the Republican frontrunner for the presidential race renew the faith of conservative voters in the Southland?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/22/2012

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Sherman-Berman Showdown Heats Up In Tarzana Debate

A bitter congressional campaign headlined by two valley politicians, Congressmen Brad Sherman and Howard Berman, heated up again Tuesday night in a debate with a third leading candidate.

02/21/2012

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GOP Candidates To Debate On CBS Nov. 12

CBS will present the Campaign 2012 season’s first network broadcast of a Republican Presidential Primary debate on Saturday, Nov. 12, beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

CBS Los Angeles–11/11/2011

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Special Election To Test State’s New Primary System

California’s new top-two open primary system is getting its first test in special elections in two Southern California state Senate districts Tuesday, ushering in changes that proponents hope will eventually lead to a less partisan Legislature.

02/15/2011

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