Thousands Of California Convicts To Regain Voting RightsCalifornia 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.
Proposals Aim To Reverse Low Voter Turnout In LAVoter 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.
Jerry Brown Elected To Historic 4th Term As California GovernorBrown, who did little campaigning on behalf of his re-election, concentrating instead on urging voters to pass Propositions 1 and 2.
102-Year-Old Woman Votes For 1st Time In Lincoln HeightsGuadalupe Portillo, who is 102, cast her ballot Tuesday for the first time after becoming a naturalized citizen.
Voters Hit Polls To Decide On Calif. Governor, Several PropositionsVoting locations are open from 7 a.m. through 8 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County registrar.
Vote Now – People’s Choice Awards Voting Is Officially OpenThe People's Choice Awards announced that nominee voting is now open.
Ex-City Councilman Sentenced To 4 Months In Jail For Voter Fraud, PerjuryFormer 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.
Advocates Say Disabled Often Banned From VotingAt 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.
California May Have Just Seen Lowest Voter Turnout In Its HistoryThe 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.
Judge Rules Some California Convicts Can VoteA 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.
Calif. To Send Voter Forms To Insurance Enrollees 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.
Secretary Of State Sued Over Criminals' Voting 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 .