California restored voting rights Tuesday to tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision, reversing a decision by a state official that they could not participate in elections.
Voter turnout for local elections in L.A. has gotten so bad that officials are proposing having city and school board elections on the same day as presidential and statewide elections.
Brown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.
Guadalupe Portillo, who is 102, cast her ballot Tuesday for the first time after becoming a naturalized citizen.
Voting locations are open from 7 a.m. through 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County registrar.
The People’s Choice Awards announced that nominee voting is now open.
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon will serve 120 days in jail as part of his sentencing Tuesday for his convictions on fraudulent voting and perjury charges.
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.
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.
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.
The state of California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million people who have signed up for insurance through its health care exchange after a threat of a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
The American Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and other groups filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of nearly 60,000 convicts .
The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.
Certain immigrants who are not U.S. citizens could serve as poll workers in California under legislation heading to Gov. Jerry Brown.
An Orange County Superior Court judge will allow a lawsuit claiming the elections process in the city of Anaheim leads to under-representation of Latinos on the City Council.