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Los Angeles looks into making ballot bankable

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is considering turning voting ballots into lottery tickets. With fewer than a fourth of voters showing up for recent local elections, the city’s Ethics Commission voted to recommend that […]


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Voting lottery considered for Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles city officials are kicking around the idea of offering lottery-type prizes as a way to boost voter participation and turnout. The city Ethics Commission suggested today that the City […]


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KFWB talked to Wendy Greuel about her run for Congress

Former LA City Controller Wendy Greuel has her eyes on Washington. She is making a bid to win the Congressional seat being vacated by Westside Congressman Henry Waxman. Penny and Phil spoke with Wendy Greuel:


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ACLU contends California must let former prisoners vote

This week the ACLU filed a lawsuit against California’s Secretary of State to allow state prison inmates to vote while they serve community probation terms. KFWB Legal Analyst Royal Oakes discussed this with Penny and […]


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Poll: Californians worry about crime, early inmate releases; support gay marriage, legal marijuana

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California shows voters are concerned about public safety as a court battle continues over reducing the state’s prison population. Nearly half […]


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Poll: Hillary Clinton remains popular in Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new Field Poll finds strong support for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among California voters as she considers whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. The […]


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Calif. bill would allow voting on Saturdays

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker wants to help boost election turnout by giving voters the chance to cast ballots on Saturdays. Legislation by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, would require counties […]


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Must voters have to prove citizenship to register?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seem conflicted on whether they think states can force people to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote.


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Poll: Californians still gloomy on economy, jobs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new poll shows that most Californians are downright gloomy about the state’s economy and very few voters think the job market will improve this year.



Poll: Calif. voters back marijuana legalization

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A poll has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join two other states that voted to legalize recreational use of the drug.




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