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California Election

Sandra Fluke Finishes Second In Primary For State Senate Seat, Moves On To General Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Sandra Fluke has moved on to the general election in the race to represent California's 26th District in the state Senate, the Associated Press report...

Brown, Kashkari Win Top Spots In Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

California voters have selected incumbent Jerry Brown (D) and Republican Neel Kashkari to face off in California's gubernatorial race, The Associated ...

An Absurd Number Of People Voted For State Senator Under Federal Investigation

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Despite his arrest in March for several public corruption charges, including an alleged conspiracy to traffic firearms, suspended state Sen. Leland Ye...

California Republicans Aren't Even Pretending To Have Solidarity

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

For the first time, California Republicans are skipping their post-primary “Unity Breakfast,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported. The gatheri...

Kashkari Advances To General Election For Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Neel Kashkari advanced to the general election to challenge California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) from the state's top-two primary. Kashkari, ...

Khanna To Face Honda In General Election

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Ro Khanna, the Democratic attorney and former Obama trade official vying for veteran Rep. Mike Honda's (D-Calif.) House seat, has secured a spot in th...

Honda Finishes First In Heated House Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) finished first in California's nonpartisan primary Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The incumbent faced a vigorou...

Pelosi To Face Longshot GOP Challenger In General Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was the top vote-getter by a large margin in the state's nonpartisan primary Tuesday, the Associated Pre...

Harris Finishes First In Attorney General Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Democrat Kamala Harris finished first in the open primary race for California Attorney General held Tuesday. Harris, the incumbent, topped a field ...

Gavin Newsom Secures Primary Top Spot In Lt. Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom took the top spot in Tuesday's nonpartisan primary, according to the Associated Press. Newsom, a for...

Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown has clinched a spot in November's general election, the Associated Press reports. Brown finished first in the state's n...

All Eyes On Governor, House Races In California Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California is one of eight states holding primary elections on Tuesday, June 3. The state will put its new top-two primary system to the test for t...

GOP Showing In Key State Leaves Some Worried

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — If the future happens first in California, the Republican Party has a problem. The nation's most populous state – home to 1...

PHOTOS: How Did The California Ballot Measures Fare?

Posted 01.07.2013 | San Francisco

The results of California's hotly-contested ballot measures varied, with some popular measures coming in strong and others going down in flames. Je...

Dianne Feinstein Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

GOP candidate Elizabeth Emken lost her bid against Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), projects the Associated Press. Emken was considered a longshot...

Dianne Feinstein Wins

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) won reelection Tuesday against Elizabeth Emken, projects the Associated Press. Feinstein was expected to win a fou...

LOOK: California Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the California election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate and House contests and how citizens v...

California Students Can't Afford To Be Left Out of the Equation

Josephine Kao | Posted 01.06.2013 | Teen
Josephine Kao

Though I am not old enough to vote in the California General Election, I encourage those who can vote to support Prop 30, which directly affects me and my fellow 6.3 million public school students.

Obama Poised To Score 55 Electoral Votes In California

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In the California election on Tuesday, Democrats are poised to score. President Barack Obama is expected to cruise to victory and capture Californi...

PHOTOS: How To Drink Your Way Through This Election

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.05.2012 | San Francisco

Ah, election night. That magical evening when America gets to participate in and then either celebrate or complain about the democratic process. O...

Stop, or You're Getting a Time Out! A Parent's Plea to Molly Munger and Gov. Jerry Brown

Crystal Brown | Posted 10.11.2012 | Education
Crystal Brown

As the November election nears, I am absolutely appalled and heartbroken as I watch the teams behind Ms. Munger's Proposition 38 and Gov. Brown's Proposition 30 campaigns continue to take aim at each other.

Jerry Brown: Gearing Up a Campaign at Last?

William Bradley | Posted 11.22.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

It's been a fairly quiet campaign season so far in California with the exception of Proposition 32, the effort to rein in campaign spending by public employee unions by taking away their ability to have automatic paycheck deductions from union members.

After Critical Elections, Labor Unions Could Feel Further Squeeze

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

* California, Wisconsin votes portend more union attacks * White House: don't read too much into Wisconsin outcome * Wis...

Birther Queen Flops

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Orly Taitz, a dentist and lawyer who has built her political profile on promoting conspiracy theories about President Barack Obama's alleged ineligibi...

Golden State Looks Headed For Electoral Mayhem

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, June 5 (Reuters) - California voters head to the polls on Tuesday in a primary contest set to launch the b...