Proposition 25, Which Would Have Approved Replacing Cash Bail, FailsA “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, law replacing money bail with a system based on public safety and flight risk. It could lead to increased costs, possibly in mid-hundreds of millions of dollars annually for a new process for release from jail prior to trial. Decreased county jail costs, possibly in high tens of millions of dollars annually.
California’s Secretary Of State Warns That Unofficial Ballot Boxes Popping Up Are IllegalCalifornia's Secretary of State is warning county registrars that unofficial ballot drop boxes are illegal in response to reports that several were placed in a number of counties.
Prop. 17 And 18 Would Expand Voting Rights In CaliforniaEarly voting in California began Monday and a pair of propositions on the Nov, 3 ballot would expand voting rights in California - restoring the vote for some felons and allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primaries if they turn 18 before the general election.
Affirmative Action Back On The California Ballot With Prop. 16A California with vastly different political preferences and demographics is voting on whether to allow affirmative action in public hiring, contracting and college admissions - nearly a quarter-century after voters outlawed programs that give preference based on race and gender.
100,000 Mail-In Votes Went Uncounted In California's PrimaryMore than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected by California election officials during the March presidential primary, according to data obtained by The Associated Press that highlights a glaring gap in the state's effort to ensure every vote is counted.
California Voters To Decide Fate Of Affirmative Action BanCalifornia voters will decide in November whether governments and public colleges and universities can consider race in their hiring, contracting and admissions decisions.
California Will Try Again To Lower Voting Age to 17California may once again try to lower the voting age from 18 to 17.
California Official Puzzled By Absence Of Voter Fraud Commission Chair At MeetingCalifornia's chief elections official is puzzled by the absence of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from a gathering of elections officials from across the U.S.
California Senate Votes For Earlier Primary ElectionThe California Senate has voted to move up the state's presidential primary in an effort to increase the influence of the nation's largest and most diverse state.
The Weirdness Of Election DayElection season brings out the oddest things, and this campaign has been far from the exception. Here's a look at some of the great things out there on social media.
Election Day FreebiesCertain businesses are rewarding Americans who get out to vote this election day.
California Farm Board Backs Ruling On Election InterferenceThe California farm labor board has upheld a court ruling that one of the nation's largest fruit growers interfered as employees were deciding whether to reject union representation.
Field Poll: Water Bond Leads Among Likely VotersA new Field Poll finds slightly more than half of likely voters approve of a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.