Election 2020 Latest LA News

DA Jackie Lacey, George Gascón Headed For November Runoff; Newsom Extends Canvassing DeadlineLos Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is headed for a November runoff against former San Francisco D.A. George Gascón, according to Friday's primary election voting-count release.
Election 2020: DA Race Likely To See November RunoffAccording to Tuesday's update, released by the county Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's Office, 2,071,929 votes have been counted, which is 37.58% of eligible Los Angeles County voters.
LA County To Bring In Independent Consultant Over Voting System IssuesOne week after Super Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to hire an independent consultant to help troubleshoot what went wrong during the primary election.
Election 2020: Kamala Harris Endorses Joe BidenCalifornia Senator Kamala Harris threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden, endorsing her onetime rival for the Democratic presidential nomination after his series of impressive victories in South Carolina and on Super Tuesday.
LA County Sees 20 Percent Voter Turnout For Super Tuesday; Registrar Apologizes For Long LinesThis was the first election in L.A. County in which residents could cast a ballot at any of its 976 vote centers, they were not limited to only their neighborhood precinct.
Bloomberg Ends Presidential Run, Endorses Biden After Super Tuesday RejectionAfter spending more than half a billion dollars and winning an estimated 31 delegates on Super Tuesday, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has ended his presidential run.
'I Was Not Satisfied': Supervisor Janice Hahn Calls For Investigation Following Super Tuesday Voting ProblemsA spokesperson for the registrar's office said they did not yet know how many machines malfunctioned or what caused the problems.
Incumbent Lacey Holds Big Lead Over Gascón, Rossi In LA County DA's Race; Hopes To Avoid RunoffAs of Wednesday, Lacey was at just above the 50 percent majority she needs to win reelection without need for a runoff.
Joe Biden To Make Campaign Appearance In Westwood After Winning 9 Super Tuesday StatesNow the frontrunner in the Democratic presidential race after a winning nine states on Super Tuesday, Former Vice President Joe Biden will be in Westwood Wednesday for a campaign appearance and a fundraiser.
Hours After Polls Close, Voters Waiting In Long Lines To Make Their Voices HeardDue to long wait times at polling centers in Los Angeles County, the Bernie Sanders' campaign filed an emergency motion to keep polls in the county open later than 8 p.m.
Election 2020: Kim Pulling Ahead Of Cisneros For 39th Congressional Seat
Election 2020: Proposition 13 Appears Close to FailingProposition 13, no relation to the 1978 proposition capping property taxes, is a $15 billion bond measure aimed at improving school, community college and university facility projects.
Election 2020: Smith, Garcia Vie For 25th Congressional SeatEarly returns indicate the race to fill California's 25th Congressional district seat will likely go to a runoff election in May.
Southland Voters To Play Major Role In Super Tuesday As Sanders Hopes To Halt Biden’s MomentumA total of 415 delegates are up for grabs in California’s Democratic Primary, more than any other state in the nation.
Election 2020: Early Results Show Voters Overwhelmingly Support Measure RMeasure R is a referendum that will significantly strengthen civilian oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and will focus county officials on improving psychiatric care, drug treatment and other services for people who are currently sent to jail.
Election 2020: Early Returns Show Voters Split On Measure FDMeasure FD is a Los Angeles County property tax measure that would allow the Los Angeles County Fire Department to hire more firefighters and paramedics, upgrade its equipment and better serve the public.
Protesters Interrupting Joe Biden's Victory Speech In Baldwin Hills, ExplainedFormer Vice President Joe Biden's victory speech in Baldwin Hills Tuesday night was briefly interrupted by protesters who stormed the stage with signs reading "Let Dairy Die."
Buttigieg To Endorse Biden At Rally Ahead Of Super TuesdayPete Buttigieg is poised to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign rally in Dallas later Monday, according to multiple people familiar with the plans.
Klobuchar Dropping Out Of Presidential Race, Endorsing BidenThe Minnesota Democrat will appear with Biden at a rally Monday night, just hours before voters in 14 states go to the polls on Super Tuesday.
Elizabeth Warren To Speak At East LA College On Eve Of California PrimarySen. Elizabeth Warren will speak Monday night at East Los Angeles College, on the eve of the California primary.
Democrats Hoping To Fill Katie Hill's Former Congressional SeatThe race for Katie Hill's seat in the 25th Congressional District is heating up after the freshman Democrat resigned last year amid a scandal and ethics probe.
Berkeley Poll: Sanders Holds 17-Point Lead In Final Days Before California Democratic PrimaryWith the California Primary rapidly approaching, the latest poll from UC Berkeley shows Sen. Bernie Sanders maintaining a large lead over his Democratic rivals heading into the final weekend of campaigning before Super Tuesday.
All LA County Voting Centers To Open SaturdayThis is the first election in L.A. County in which residents can cast a ballot at any vote center across the county, they are not limited to only their neighborhood precinct.
Republicans Vie For 25th Congressional District SeatAfter former Representative Katie Hill resigned last year amid a scandal and an ethics probe, the race for her seat on the 25th Congressional District is underway.
Race For 25th Congressional District Heats UpAfter former Representative Katie Hill resigned last year amid a scandal and an ethics probe, the race for her seat on the 25th Congressional District is underway.
Openings Delayed For Some LA County Voting Centers Due To E-Voting GlitchesAs voting gets underway in L.A. County, about two dozen voting centers have yet to open due to equipment problems.
Sheriff Villanueva Introduces New Program Enabling County Inmates To VoteSheriff Alex Villanueva and Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan spoke at the Century Regional Detention Facility for women about the program, which allows eligible inmates to register to vote and cast ballots inside the facility.
Early Voting Begins Saturday In Los Angeles CountyFor the first time, Los Angeles County voters will use a modern touch-pad ballot marking device to make their selections.
Stakes High For Democrats In Saturday's Nevada CaucusesDemocratic presidential candidates head into their next nominating contest on Saturday in Nevada, with Bernie Sanders leading in polls taken since mid-February.
Bernie Sanders Holds Rallies In Santa Ana, Bakersfield Ahead Of March 3 Primary ElectionSen. Bernie Sanders returned to SoCal Friday to hold "Get Out the Early Vote" and "No Party Preference" rallies in Santa Ana and Bakersfield ahead of the California March 3 primary election.