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Bae Fined By California Campaign Watchdog For Alleged Contribution Laundering

The campaign of Republican Sen. Jim Nielsen of Gerber, the Tehama County GOP and the campaign for losing Assembly candidate Bob Williams also agreed to $23,000 in fines for funneling money for campaign ads through the county party.


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California Assembly Considers Ways To Boost Election Turnout

Assembly Bill 1461 would change the way Californians vote by mailing a ballot to every voter, expanding early voting, and allowing a voter to cast a ballot at any polling place instead of their usual polling location.


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$25,000 Cash Prize Offered To Boost Turnout In Los Angeles Schools Vote

About 23,000 ballots were cast in Tuesday’s election for a school board seat representing district 5, though more have yet to be counted, the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office reported. Turnout in two other school board districts so far was 9.2 percent and 5.9 percent, the data shows.


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Supreme Court Decision Could Change How California Draws Electoral Maps

The Supreme Court, unwilling to limit partisan influence in redistricting in earlier cases, now seems poised to stop states that have tried to take matters into their own hands by removing map-drawing power from elected lawmakers.


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Doug Ose’s Lead Over Ami Bera Shrinks To 530 Votes For 7th U.S. House District

The race between Democratic incumbent Ami Bera and Republican challenger for the 7th House district drew much closer on Monday.


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Democrats Pick Up Another Congressional Seat

Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar has won an open congressional seat in Southern California, giving Democrats a measure of good news to counter the GOP’s rout nationally.


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Special Voter Registration Event Being Held At Cal Expo

Monday is the last day to register to vote in California, but state officials are making a special effort to get as many people registered as possible.


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Presidential Campaigns Target New Citizen Voters

From Florida to Virginia, Massachusetts to California, candidates and political parties seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America’s newest citizens.


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Record Number Of Gays Seeking Seats In Congress

Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a record number of gays vying to win seats in the next Congress — and to make history in the process.


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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?


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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.


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Yuba City Citizens Speak To CBS13 Over November Election, Economy Concerns

In the weeks leading up to the November election CBS13 is hitting the road, stopping in local cities and towns. We’re talking to folks, getting their thoughts on America, California and our future.