California Politics

In this March 2, 2013 file photo, GOP Rep. Tom McClintock, right, has a campaign sticker placed on him by former Senate Minority Leader Jim Brulte at the California Republican Party convention in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)

Same-party November battles for Calif. lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters can forget the traditional Republican-Democratic matchups in at least seven California congressional districts come November. Contenders for those seats will have to do battle against challengers from their own parties. Democratic […]


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Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari discusses his campaign

As you know the stage is set for a two man race for California Governor. Governor Brown will face Republican Neel Kashkari in November. Penny and Phil spoke with Neel Kashkari about his run for the Governor’s […]


In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Republican businessman Neel Kashkari, right, talks with Kenneth Whitaker, 62, at the Loaves and Fishes homeless shelter in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Kashkari to make middle-class appeal for governor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown. At a news conference Wednesday […]


California State Attorney General Kamala Harris

Harris, Newsom win easily in primary

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Kamala Harris cruised to victories in Tuesday’s primary, while Republican hopes to break the Democrats’ stranglehold on statewide offices got a boost with strong […]


Gov Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown easily advances to November

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced to the general election, setting up a historic bid for his fourth term as California governor. In early returns from Tuesday’s primary, Brown was leading […]


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Election Results

Election results will be updated throughout the night at 15 to 20 minute intervals, beginning at approximately 8:10 p.m. with the absentee ballot results. Regular updates will start between 9:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. and […]


A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Low turnout forecast in California primary Tuesday – but you should still vote!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With no divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races on the ballot Tuesday, California’s top-two primary election was expected to be a sleepy affair that draws little interest from voters. While two […]


Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks announces he's running for California Governor, in Baldwin Park, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

California’s top 2 primary yields surprising races

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first gubernatorial primary under California’s new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second. Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to be […]


Tom Knorr, chairman of the Measure A campaign in Tehama County, holds a State of Jefferson flag as he poses for photographs at his ranch house in Corning, Calif., Tuesday, May 27, 2014.  (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

Voters in California contemplate forming new state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents of California’s largely rural, agrarian and politically conservative far northern counties long ago got used to feeling ignored in the state Capitol and out of sync with major urban areas. […]


Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks announces he's running for California Governor, in Baldwin Park, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Republican hopefuls locked in tight race for No. 2 in California gubernatorial primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks before the June 3 primary, a new poll finds the two leading Republicans vying to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown are locked in a close contest for second […]




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