A Democrat has won a special election for a vacant L.A.-area legislative seat, bolstering the party’s supermajority in the state Assembly.
Democrat Matt Dababneh has officially won the 45th Assembly District seat in the western San Fernando Valley, according to a final vote tally released by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office.
Two special primary elections for open state legislative seats in Southern California are expected to bolster Senate Democrats’ supermajority while creating another vacancy in the Assembly.
San Diego voters will head to the polls Nov. 19 for a special election to see who will replace embattled Mayor Bob Filner.
Nearly a year after U.S. attorneys in California pledged to crack down on medical marijuana, federal prosecutors filed three lawsuits Tuesday against properties in Los Angeles that house pot shops and sent 68 letters warning other sites to close or face possible charges.
Should adult film performers be required to use condoms? Residents of the City of Los Angeles may be forced to spend millions of dollars on a special election to answer the question once and for all.
A special congressional election Tuesday in California gave Republicans a surprising opening to seize a House seat in a Democratic stronghold and send a powerful message nationally going into 2012.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is speaking to young cadets at an Orange County military base as he swings through Southern California with hopes of selling the public on a special election Republicans in the legislature have so far rejected.
After months of talks but no real progress, negotiations over solving California’s budget deficit appear to be stalled after Republican lawmakers released a list of 53 policy changes and budget reforms.
A new poll shows the public appetite for any more special elections has waned since the most recent election cycle.
Voters in Los Angeles County have re-elected a state senator who died last month, setting up a special election to fill the vacant seat.