Election Fall 2010

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  • Voters Send Message At The Polls
    Political analysts say California voters are sending a strong message in this election -- they don't like big money campaigns and they want new restrictions on state government.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 9:00 AM
  • Boxer Ahead in Senate Race
    Democrat Barbara Boxer is claiming victory in her bid for a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. She’s ahead of her Republican challenger, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:26 AM
  • Voters Reject Marijuana Legalization
    Proposition 19 has failed. California voters overwhelmingly rejected the ballot initiative legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Supporters of Prop 19 are claiming a “moral victory”:
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 5:08 AM
  • Jerry Brown Elected Governor, Pledges To Work On Budget Right Away
    California has a new Governor-Elect, but he’s not new to the office. Democrat Jerry Brown defeated his Republican opponent Meg Whitman in Tuesday's election.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:15 AM
  • SF Mayor Newsom Now Lieutenant Governor
    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has clinched the Lieutenant Governor job.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 3:23 AM
  • Californians Reject Five of Nine Ballot Measures
    California voters decided on nine initiatives this Election Day. Less than half made the grade.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 3:08 AM
  • Incumbent Lungren Fends Off Challenger
    Republican Dan Lungren will continue representing California’s 3rd Congressional District. He fended off Democrat Ami Bera in a race that received national attention.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:48 AM
  • Voters Reject Prop 23, Maintain Emissions Standards
    California voters rejected Proposition 23, which would have suspended the state’s strict carbon emissions standards.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:32 AM
  • Proposition 22 Passes
    California voters have passed a measure that prohibits the state from taking or borrowing money from local governments and agencies.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:27 AM
  • Arden Arcade Rejects Cityhood
    Voters in the Sacramento County suburb of Arden Arcade have overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to incorporate into a city.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:07 AM
  • Stockton's Measure H Likely To Pass
    Voters in Stockton appear to have approved Measure "H." The ballot initiative removes a provision in the city charter calling for disputes with the firefighters union to be settled by a separate arbitration panel.
    Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:56 AM
  • CPR photo/Ben Adler
    Election 2010: California's 3rd Congressional District
    The Sacramento region's most competitive congressional race this year is running directly counter to the national narrative. Instead of insurgent Republicans challenging Democratic incumbents, GOP Rep. Dan Lungren faces Democratic outsider Ami Bera.
    Monday, November 1, 2010 7:02 PM
  • Election 2010: Propositions 20, 27 and the Citizens Redistricting Commission
    The commission tasked with re-drawing the state’s political map isn’t yet fully formed– but it’s already the target of two measures on Tuesday’s ballot. One seeks to expand the commission’s duties, while the other would eliminate it.
    Monday, November 1, 2010 11:59 AM
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    Election 2010: Candidates for Governor Rally Voters
    The two major party candidates for Governor are working feverishly to get people to the polls Tuesday. Both Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman are on whirlwind tours of California.
    Monday, November 1, 2010 11:40 AM
  • CPR photo/Ben Adler
    Fiorina Back on Trail, But Poll Shows Her Trailing
    After two days in the hospital, Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina is on the campaign trail once again and says she feels “fantastic.” But a new Field Poll shows the former Hewlett-Packard CEO has some ground to make up before Tuesday.
    Friday, October 29, 2010 8:12 PM
  • Election 2010: Sacramento City Council Races
    A look at the two Sacramento City Council races up for grabs Tuesday – and what the next council might look like.
    Friday, October 29, 2010 8:04 PM
  • Election 2010: Stockton's Measure H
    The battle lines have been drawn in Stockton over a ballot initiative. If approved, Measure H would eliminate binding arbitration of contract disputes between the city and firefighters. Bob Hensley reports.
    Friday, October 29, 2010 7:38 AM
  • Election 2010: Arden Arcade Cityhood
    There’s a lot of tension in the northeastern Sacramento community of Arden Arcade over a measure on Tuesday’s ballot. If Measure D passes, the 16 square mile suburb would become Sacramento County’s newest city.
    Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:23 PM
  • Election 2010: Prop 24 Repeals Corporate Tax Cuts
    Proposition 24 would repeal corporate tax cuts recently approved by the state Legislature as part of a budget deal.
    Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:20 PM
  • Election 2010: Proposition 26 - Taxes and Fees
    Many of the same people who oppose Prop 25 support Prop 26.
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 8:06 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    Election 2010: Proposition 25 and the Way California Spends Your Money
    One of the measures on Tuesday’s ballot would change the way the state spends your money. Proposition 25 would make it easier to pass a budget.
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 7:29 PM
  • Democrats Win Big in Student Mock Elections
    The results are in from California’s high school mock election – and Democrats won big in two highly contested races.
    Wednesday, October 27, 2010 4:50 PM
  • Sac County Sheriff Showdown
    The race for Sacramento County Sheriff is between two current captains: Jim Cooper and Scott Jones. Both have years of high level experience in the department. Jones has a law degree and Cooper is a member of the Elk Grove City Council.
    Monday, October 25, 2010 5:36 PM
  • Lieutenant Governor Candidates
    The office of Lieutenant Governor is not very high profile. But the so-called "Lite Guv" is a heartbeat away from the most powerful position in California politics. We talk with the two major party candidates vying for the job.
    Monday, October 25, 2010 12:01 PM
  • Proposition 21: State Parks Funding
    Our Election 2010 coverage continues with a look at Proposition 21, also known as the California State Parks Initiative. The measure would increase the vehicle license fee in order to help pay for state parks.
    Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:40 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    New Poll: Brown Has Lead In Governor's Race
    A new poll finds Democrat Jerry Brown has opened up a significant lead over Republican Meg Whitman in the California Governor’s race.
    Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:01 PM
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    Propositions Raise 120 Million Dollars Combined
    This year’s California ballot initiatives have raised more than 120 million dollars combined. But as there’s not much correlation between campaign donations and success on Election Day.
    Wednesday, October 20, 2010 2:22 PM
  • Election 2010: Proposition 23
    Our Election 2010 coverage continues with a report on Proposition 23. The measure would suspend the implementation of California’s landmark global warming law until there’s a significant drop in the state’s unemployment rate.
    Monday, October 18, 2010 2:09 PM
  • FPPC Tightens Regulations on Campaign Ads
    Beginning next month, political advertisements must disclose the identities of the people who paid for the ads, even if the ads don’t recommend a specific vote.
    Friday, October 15, 2010 3:36 PM
  • Photo by Nate Hofer
    "New American" Voters Largely Ignored by Politicians
    One group of American voters is increasing rapidly. According to a new report by the Immigration Policy Center, recently naturalized immigrants and their children are a largely forgotten, though significant, voter group.
    Thursday, October 14, 2010 5:33 PM
  • John Sepulvado
    The Face of the Prop 19 Cartel Debate
    Proposition 19 would legalize the cultivation and use of marijuana. Supporters say among other benefits, it would offer voters an opportunity to strike a blow against Mexican drug cartels. But would it really? John Sepulvado reports.
    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 9:29 PM
  • Election 2010: Sacramento's Measure B Would Roll Back Utility Rate Hikes
    We’re continuing our Election 2010 coverage with a look at the city of Sacramento’s Measure B. It would roll back the utility rate hike that took effect over the summer.
    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 6:54 PM
  • Brown, Whitman Clash in Final Debate
    Fireworks, personal attacks and policy differences marked the final debate of California’s governor’s race last night between Republican Meg Whitman, the former eBAY CEO, and Democratic Attorney General Jerry Brown.
    Tuesday, October 12, 2010 11:44 AM
  • Election 2010: Proposition 22
    We’re kicking off our Election 2010 coverage with a look at one of the nine statewide ballot measures on the November ballot: Proposition 22. It would prohibit the state from borrowing or taking money from local governments and agencies.
    Monday, October 11, 2010 3:11 PM
  • Attorney General Candidates Highlight Their Differences
    The candidates for California Attorney General met for their first and what could be their only debate at the UC Davis school of law Tuesday.
    Wednesday, October 6, 2010 10:02 AM
  • Some Vote-by-Mail Ballots Delayed, More Pricey
    Some voters in the Sacramento region may have to wait an extra week to receive their vote-by-mail ballots. And some will have to put extra postage on their ballots to make sure they’re delivered when they send them back.
    Monday, October 4, 2010 5:46 PM
  • Flap Over Whitman Housekeeper Intensifies
    The uproar over Meg Whitman’s undocumented ex-housekeeper is growing. The Republican candidate for Governor says she did not know the employee was in the country illegally. But attorney Gloria Allred has evidence that she says proves otherwise.
    Friday, October 1, 2010 4:11 PM
  • Where Did Health Care Go?
    The next governor will oversee the largest changes to health care in California’s history…so why aren’t the candidates talking about it this election season?
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 8:17 PM
  • Boxer, Fiorina Clash in Radio Debate
    Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer and her Republican challenger, Carly Fiorina, debated Wednesday afternoon for the second time in California’s U-S Senate race.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 7:13 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    Flap Over Whitman's Undocumented Housekeeper
    Immigration is front and center in the Governor’s race after allegations that Republican candidate Meg Whitman employed an illegal immigrant in her home. The candidate denies any wrong-doing.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 5:57 PM
  • Mixed Reactions Following First Gubernatorial Debate
    Both candidates declared themselves the victor following Tuesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate. But audience reaction was mixed.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:29 AM
  • Protestors, Supporters Clash Outside Debate
    The candidates weren't the only ones debating on Tuesday. But some clashes outside of UC Davis' Mondavi Center were less than civil.
    Wednesday, September 29, 2010 11:29 AM
  • Reports From The Road Less Covered: Last Stop, San Diego
    Capital Public Radio’s John Sepulvado traveled across the state talking to everyday Californians about the upcoming election and especially about the race for governor. Our series of stories from off the campaign trail concludes today in San Diego.
    Tuesday, September 28, 2010 9:24 PM
  • Governor's Race: Meg Whitman Profile
    This November, California voters will elect a new Governor. The Republican nominee is a business executive who’s making her first foray into politics. Here's more on Meg Whitman.
    Tuesday, September 28, 2010 2:39 PM
  • Governor's Race: Jerry Brown Profile
    We're taking a closer look at the two major party candidates and their visions for California. Today, we focus on Democratic nominee Jerry Brown.
    Monday, September 27, 2010 4:40 PM
  • Meg Whitman Interview
    Republican candidate for governor Meg Whitman says her experience as a former C.E.O. has prepared her for the state’s top job. Marianne Russ talked with the candidate about her vision for California and about how she thinks she can achieve it.
    Monday, September 27, 2010 12:16 PM
  • photo credit: Marianne Russ
    GOP Candidate Meg Whitman and Greenhouse Gas Law
    Republican candidate for Governor Meg Whitman continues to call for a temporary suspension of the state’s global warming law…and she’s taking heat from her opponent on the issue.
    Tuesday, September 21, 2010 11:43 PM
  • Fiorina, Boxer Battle Over "Made in America"
    The phrase “Made in America” has become a big deal in the race for California’s U-S Senate seat.
    Monday, September 20, 2010 6:42 PM
  • Marianne Russ
    Whitman Breaks Campaign Spending Record, Faces Tough Crowd
    GOP candidate for Governor Meg Whitman has now broken a campaign spending record. She faced some tough questions about that – and a host of other issues - at a San Francisco campaign stop Wednesday.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:11 PM
  • CPR photo/Ben Adler
    Prop 23 Debate All About Jobs
    One of the most controversial measures on California’s November ballot was up for debate Wednesday at the Sacramento Press Club. Proposition 23 would suspend the state’s landmark law regulating greenhouse gas emissions until the economy improves.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 6:53 PM
  • Marianne Russ/CPR photo
    Governor's Race: Campaigns Go Negative
    Both major candidates in the race for Governor are now running negative ads. Democrat Jerry Brown unveiled his first such ad about GOP opponent Meg Whitman on Tuesday.
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:27 AM
  • State's Political Watchdog Now Posting Investigations Online
    In the past if someone wanted to find out if a politician was being investigated by the state’s chief political watchdog group, they’d have to go through a lengthy legal process. Now, you can get that information with a few clicks of a mouse.
    Tuesday, September 14, 2010 5:27 PM
  • Jerry Brown Kicks Campaign Into High Gear
    Attorney General Jerry Brown is ramping up his campaign for Governor. The Democrat has been lying low all summer, but his GOP rival, Meg Whitman, has been on the air for months. ,Now the race is heating up.
    Monday, September 6, 2010 6:25 PM
  • Boxer, Fiorina Square Off in U.S. Senate Debate
    The only scheduled debate in California’s U-S Senate race Wednesday night saw Republican Carly Fiorina and Democrat Barbara Boxer spend as much time attacking each other as talking about their own accomplishments.
    Wednesday, September 1, 2010 10:56 PM
  • Meg Whitman-No Budget, No Paychecks For Lawmakers
    GOP candidate for Governor Meg Whitman is taking shots at lawmakers for the budget stalemate. At a campaign stop in Folsom Wednesday, Whitman said they shouldn’t get paid if they don’t pass a spending plan on time.
    Wednesday, September 1, 2010 6:50 PM
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