The suit, filed Monday, says Bellflower’s system of electing five council members at large instead of choosing each one from a specific area dilutes the voting strength of minorities.
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.
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.
Kuehl had 34.99 percent of votes, while former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver trailed behind with 29.88 percent, according to numbers on the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk website.
A judge ruled Wednesday that Secretary of State Debra Bowen erred by deciding that tens of thousands of criminals who are serving sentences under community supervision are ineligible to vote.
Vernon, the smallest city in the Golden State, is trying to attract more residents with a 45-unit energy efficient apartment complex called Vernon Village Park.
Gov. Jerry Brown has a big lead as he seeks re-election to an unprecedented fourth term, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers, according to a Field Poll released Wednesday.
California Gov. Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing marijuana is a good idea in his state because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
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.
A new report says California’s two major political parties are losing ground as more voters decline to state a party preference.
Voters in Southern California and across the state increasingly disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance, according to a new Field Poll.
Five years ago, California voters overwhelmingly approved the idea of bringing a bullet train to the nation’s most populous state.
A three-day convention in Anaheim held by the California Republican Party kicked off Friday even as lawmakers in Washington appeared to be at a stalemate over the partial shutdown of the federal government.
A new poll finds a majority of California voters want the $68-billion bullet train project stopped and consider it a waste of money.
San Diego voters will head to the polls Nov. 19 for a special election to see who will replace embattled Mayor Bob Filner.