California Primary

Santa Clara New Voting System
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Keith Menconi
February 19, 2020 - 2:24 pm
Santa Clara County unveils a new voting system ahead of the March 3 primary.
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California voters take to the polls
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Doug Sovern
February 04, 2020 - 10:08 am
National attention is on the Iowa caucus, but in California voters have already started submitting their ballots. And thanks to California’s increasing focus on early voting and mail-in ballots, the candidates may not want to wait to make their case in the state.
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Californians Go To The Polls June 5
All News KCBS Radio
October 21, 2019 - 4:13 pm
(KCBS Radio) - The California Secretary of State announced today that independent voters in California will be allowed to vote in the state's upcoming Democratic presidential primary which could tip the scales in the highly competitive race. However, that won’t be case for the Republican contest...
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President Donald Trump
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All News KCBS Radio
September 19, 2019 - 2:32 pm
A federal judge on Thursday has stopped a California law motivated by President Trump's 2016 campaign that would have required presidential candidates reveal their tax records before qualifying for the state primary. The ruling is a victory for Trump who broke with tradition in 2016 and declined to...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democrats 2019 State Convention at the Moscone Center on June 01, 2019 in San Francisco.
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Doug Sovern
August 08, 2019 - 8:29 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom isn't surprised that he's a presidential Twitter target again, but he's choosing not to escalate his latest war of words with President Donald Trump.
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President Donald Trump walks off Marine One at the White House after spending the weekend at the G20 Summit and meeting Kim Jong Un, in the DMZ on June 30, 2019.
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August 07, 2019 - 9:08 am
President Trump denounced a new California law that requires presidential candidates to release their income tax returns. Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday that the law, signed last week by Gov. Newsom, is "ridiculous" and "unconstitutional." During the 2016 presidential election, Trump steadfastly...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Keep America Great rally on July 17, 2019 in Greenville, North Carolina.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
July 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Candidates looking to appear in California's presidential primary must release their tax returns under a law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday. The measure clearly takes aim at President Donald Trump who was the first major party nominee since Gerald Ford in 1976 to withhold his tax returns ...
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Californians Go To The Polls June 5
June 05, 2018 - 4:42 pm
(KCBS Radio) - Results began trickling in shortly after the polls closed on Primary Election night. As the night wore on, more results were known. KCBS Radio political reporter Doug Sovern updates poll results at 11:00 p.m. KCBS Radio reporter Margie Shafer updates the San Francisco mayoral contest...
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In this May 31, 2018 file photo Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom smiles at a campaign stop at Stakely's Barber Salon in Los Angeles. Newson is expected to easily top the field in the race for govenor, but former Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa and state
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June 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox have taken an early lead in the race to replace Jerry Brown as California governor...
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