Campaign 2018

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Yolanda Jimenez casts her mail-in ballot in at the voting center at the California Museum in Sacramento, Calif. In California, the election doesn't always stop on Election Day and this year, in a string of closely contested U.S. House races, it was only the beginning. A stunning 5 million ballots were counted in the state after the election ended on Nov. 6, some not until several weeks later. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
November 30, 2018 - 12:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A combination of recent changes in California's election rules have lengthened the ballot-counting process and, some Republicans believe, disadvantaged their party. A stunning 5 million ballots — more than 40 percent of the overall total — were counted after Nov. 6. In many...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. Cisneros had been in a tight battle with Republican Young Kim for the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 17, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Gil Cisneros has captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, cementing a stunning political realignment that will leave a vast stretch of the Los Angeles metropolitan area under Democratic control in that chamber. Cisneros had waged a tight battle...
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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (Photo credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA Today Network)
Doug Sovern
October 24, 2018 - 1:18 pm
Californians have a clear choice in the race for governor, between a rich businessman who's a career politician and a rich businessman who's run for office many times but has never won. Those nominees are Democrat Gavin Newsom, the current lieutenant governor, and Republican John Cox.
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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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Taser/Stun Gun
June 06, 2018 - 10:37 am
A citywide proposition put forth by the San Francisco Police Officers Association that outlined a policy for when police officers could use Taser stun guns appears to have been defeated by voters....
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Young students writing notes in classroom
June 06, 2018 - 9:56 am
Sonoma County voters passed three bond measures for facility improvements in three school districts Tuesday, according to complete unofficial election results. All three measures needed 55% percent approval...
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MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid are seen on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. As the popularity of E- cigarettes continue to grow, leading U.S. tobacco companies such a
(Photo credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
June 06, 2018 - 9:23 am
A proposal to ban the sale of candy-flavored tobacco products in San Francisco appears to be supported by the majority of the city's voters in Tuesday's election...
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Teacher sitting with high school students using tablets
June 06, 2018 - 9:04 am
Multiple school district ballot measures in San Mateo County were either narrowly defeated or barely passed by voters in Tuesday's election...
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View of the San Francisco Bay from a residential area in Oakland
(Photo credit: Andrei Gabriel Stanescu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:54 am
While a new tax to fund libraries in Oakland appears poised to pass comfortably in Tuesday's election, a sales tax hike in Alameda County was too close to call and could narrowly fail...
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Medical Cannabis / Marijuana
Medical Cannabis / Marijuana Medical Cannabis (Photo credit: Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT/Sipa USA)
June 06, 2018 - 8:35 am
All four local measures in Marin County passed in the primary election Tuesday...
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