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Polls Now Open In California; Turnout Likely To Hit 70 Percent

The Field Poll is predicting more than half of California voters will cast ballots by mail for Tuesday’s election.


California Vote Could Boost Taxes, End Death Penalty

An election marked by a troubled economy, record political spending and a surge in registered voters comes with California at a crossroad.


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Election Workers Scramble For Votes On Eve Of Election

On the eve of the election, both parties were scrambling to reach as many voters as possible.


Workers picket outside the Raley's grocery store in Elk Grove on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Elk Grove Voting Site Moved Outside Because Of Raley’s Strike

Many will head to the polls Tuesday, and some might encounter a group of picketers because of a grocery’s chain’s labor dispute.


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Sacramento Veteran Pollster Fired Over Protest Against U.N. Observers

A poll worker is out of a job, and she says it’s all because of an email she sent her supervisor.


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Wealthy Donors Give $350 Million On California Initiatives

An astonishing $350 million has been raised so far to sway voters on 11 California ballot initiatives.


Watch The Final Presidential Debate On CBSSacramento.com

Click on the title of this post at 6 p.m. PT to watch the final U.S. Presidential Debate between Pres. Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.


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The RNC Gets Underway

Mark arrives at the Tampa Convention Center.


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Local Moviegoers Give Their Take On ‘2016: Obama’s America’

It’s called “2016: Obama’s America” and it’s playing in mainstream movie theaters. CBS13 got early reaction from both sides of the aisle.


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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.


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Polls On Gay Marriage Not Yet Reflected In Votes

Poll after poll shows public support for same-sex marriage steadily increasing, to the point where it’s now a majority viewpoint. Yet in all 32 states where gay marriage has been on the ballot, voters have rejected it.


President Barack Obama listens as he attends the start of the first plenary session of the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit at the COEX Center in Seoul on March 27, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Outspends All GOP Candidates Combined By Millions On Campaign

With Republicans locked in a contentious and expensive primary, President Barack Obama has spent a small fortune in recent months to build and maintain a campaign operation that is larger, more diverse and more focused on November’s general election than any of his opponents’ organizations.