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California Special Election

An Extreme Blueprint for Our Country

Rep. Janice Hahn | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. Janice Hahn

Craig Huey, the tea-party millionaire I'm running against in the special Congressional election, has called Paul Ryan's reckless budget proposal a "re...

Jason Linkins

Dan Adler, Candidate In CA-36 Special Election, Thinks These Ads Are Hilarious (He Is Wrong) | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

I hadn't been giving much thought to the special congressional election in California's 36th District, where voters will gather on May 17th to winnow ...

VIDEO: Jerry Brown Signs Massive Budget Cuts Into Law

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Jerry Brown turns to YouTube again this week to deliver the news that he signed billions of dollars in cuts into law for the state of California. The ...

The Grinch Who Steals Our Elections

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gautam Dutta

Between resignations and politicians' office-hopping, special elections cannot be avoided. Fortunately, there's a proven way to rescue hapless voters and taxpayers -- Instant Runoff Voting.

'Vote No on Everything' Urges Changes to California Proposition System

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

The voters of California sent another message that they want their leaders and legislators to do their jobs. The problem is the very system used to send this message is at least partially to blame for the state's problems.

Tricking Voters, Hurting Kids

Rusty Selix and Sherry Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rusty Selix and Sherry Novick

On the ballot for the May 19th California Special Election are two measures, Props. 1D & 1E, that impact our respective communities (children's services and mental health) and have two appalling things in common.