Incumbent LA, Riverside County Sheriffs Fail To Win Majority VotesBut in Orange County, Don Barnes picked up 51 percent of the vote to succeed Sheriff Hutchens, beating out Duke Nguyen, an investigator with the LA County District Attorney’s Office, and Aliso Viejo Mayor Dave Harrington.
Californians Approve Most Propositions, Reject Limit On Cap-And-Trade RevenueProposition 68 — one of five statewide measures on the ballot — passed Tuesday with 56 percent of the vote.
Vulnerable Republican Lawmakers Advance To November BallotsBut the outcome in many crowded contests remained unclear Tuesday — it could take days to sort out — while Democrats feared being shut out of November runoffs in key districts.
LAUSD Board Could See Major Shakeup With New Charter School MajorityCharter school proponents scored a win with two of their candidates winning seats on the Los Angeles Unified School District board, the nation’s second-largest school district.
CBS2/KCAL9 Political Analyst Dave Bryan Discusses Election ResultsFor a number of areas around the country, including some local Southern California cities, Tuesday marked an election night.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
Opinion: Happy ThanksgivingThe Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Quit Gloating And WhiningWe had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!
Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics TodayRove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.
Opinion: Four More Years Of GridlockEven the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.