Elections

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Doug Sovern
May 27, 2020 - 4:52 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state of California are being sued, on multiple fronts, over their response to the coronavirus pandemic. The governor is under legal attack in separate suits, for not allowing religious services, keeping beauty salons closed and planning to mail ballots to all registered...
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Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California Department of Public Health on February 27, 2020 in Sacramento.
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
May 24, 2020 - 6:41 pm
The Republican National Committee has filed a lawsuit against the state of California to stop California Gov. Gavin Newsom from mailing ballots to all registered voters ahead of the November election.
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Doug Sovern
May 06, 2020 - 6:02 pm
At least for the short term, a special election coming up next Tuesday to fill U.S. Representative Katie Hill’s seat in Orange County and a State Senate seat there will be conducted entirely by mail. No polling places will be open. But is that a feasible plan for a statewide election in which 10...
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In this April 4, 2019, photo Tara Reade poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Nevada City, Calif. (AP Photo/Donald Thompson)
AP News
May 02, 2020 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tara Reade, the former Senate staffer who alleges Joe Biden sexually assaulted her 27 years ago, says she filed a limited report with a congressional personnel office that did not explicitly accuse him of sexual assault or harassment. “I remember talking about him wanting me to...
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California voters take to the polls
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Matt Bigler
March 04, 2020 - 11:55 am
Californians voted against several Bay Area and statewide measures Super Tuesday, including a $15 billion school bond.
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California voters take to the polls
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Matt Bigler
January 15, 2020 - 12:14 pm
In time for the 2020 election, a San Francisco web infrastructure and security company is offering free cybersecurity support for all federal election campaigns.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 12:27 pm
The race for San Francisco District Attorney is still too close to call.
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Matt Bigler
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 06, 2018 - 6:50 am
REDWOOD CITY (KCBS Radio) -- San Mateo County is one of 35 counties nationwide being monitored by federal elections officials.
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Californians Go To The Polls June 5
Margie Shafer
October 18, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Residents of San Mateo County will receive their mail-in ballots for the November 6 election later than usual, because of a printing glitch. Ballots were expected to begin arriving in mailboxes on October 9, but county officials found that they'd omitted the race for Board of Education from the...
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo may remain in office an extra two years if voters approve a measure to change the election schedule.
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Mike Colgan
October 03, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The mayor of San Jose, Sam Liccardo, could serve an extra two years in office under a proposal that would move city-wide elections to presidential election years, when more people turn out to vote.
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