Jerry Brown Spent Less Than Neel Kashkari On Campaign For California GovernorFinal campaign totals reported Friday show Republican candidate Neel Kashkari spent $7.1 million compared to $5.9 million for the Democratic governor.
Republican Success In U.S. House Races Ends In California As Democrats Pick Up SeatThe results raise questions about how GOP candidates can expect to do any better in California in two years, especially since this year featured low voter turnout that typically favors conservative candidates. Far more Democratic voters are expected in 2016, when a Senate seat will be at stake and a new president will be chosen.
Sacramento Registrar: No Provisional Ballots Left To Count In District 7 Congressional RaceWith the provisional ballots affecting the District 7 race counted by the Sacramento County Elections Office incumbent Ami Bera has a lead of more than 1,400 votes over challenger Doug Ose.
Proposition 2 Prompts Standard & Poor's To Raise California's Credit RatingThe agency raised the credit rating from "A'' to "A+" on California's general obligation debt Wednesday. Despite the upgrade, only New Jersey and Illinois have worse credit ratings than California.
Nevada County Woman Upset Campaigns Didn't Ask Before Posting Signs On PropertyTeri Neil, 82, says of the dozen or so election signs that were posted on her fence, only one candidate actually asked her permission first.
Elections Officials Hoping Predictions Of Low Voter Turnout Are Proven WrongThe Sacramento County elections vote-counting machine is already in full swing. Registrar Jill LaVine is excited about the early-voting ballots.
Former President Bill Clinton To Visit UC Davis In Campaign Push For Rep. Ami BeraIn suburban Sacramento, Bera is in one of the closest and most expensive congressional races in the country. He is facing former Rep. Doug Ose in a district Bera won by just 2 percentage points in 2012.
Campaign 2014: Spending On Proposition 45, Proposition 46 Tops $100 MillionOpponents of Proposition 45, led by Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., Wellpoint Inc. and Blue Shield of California, reported spending $42 million, with the campaign carrying $25 million in debt. The Yes on 45 campaign, led by attorneys, reported raising $1.6 million.
San Diego House Race Playing Out Like Made-For-TV Drama Instead Of ElectionA late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against one of the candidates.
Neel Kashkari Adds $1 Million More Of His Own Money To California Gubernatorial CampaignThe Republican candidate reported the contribution late Friday, bringing his personal contributions to more than $3 million for the primary and general election.
Outside Groups Spend More Than $4M On Battle For House Seat Between Ami Bera, Doug Ose Federal Election Commission records reinforce what television viewers in Sacramento and San Diego already know: Special interest groups are funding a wave of mostly negative political ads.
Longtime West Sacramento Mayor Facing Surprise Challenger On November BallotBut Cabaldon did get a surprise when his challenger, Narinderpal Hundal, a man who never registered to vote in Yolo County until running for mayor, raised more money than Cabaldon in the first financing period of the year.
First Kashkari Ad Features Candidate Rescuing Child 'Drowning' In Brown Education Plan In his first TV ad of the general election, Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari accuses Gov. Jerry Brown of abandoning needy students in failing California schools and uses imagery that depicts a child nearly drowning before he is rescued by Kashkari.
Neighbors Asking Questions About Dozens Of Police Visits To Roseville City Council Candidate's HomeIt’s the blue house on the block that makes neighbors see red. The house on Donner Avenue in Roseville is unassuming enough. But neighbors like one we spoke to that didn’t want to be identified say looks are deceiving.
Campaign 2014: Measure L Revising Sacramento Charter, Giving Mayor Executive Power"Shall the City of Sacramento Charter be revised, on a trial basis, to establish: a mayor-council governance structure wherein the elected mayor oversees city operations and a budget subject to Council approval and override; an Ethics Committee; Code of Ethics and Sunshine Ordinances; an Independent Budget Analyst Office; a Neighborhood Advisory Committee; an Independent Redistricting Commission; and a three-term limit for mayors; with most provisions subject to voter reapproval by 11/03/2020?"