California Elections

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No, California Democrats didn’t ‘legalize’ child prostitution

A misleading column by Republican Assemblyman Travis Allen of Orange County, California about a new state prostitution law has sparked more inaccurate online reports taking off on social media.

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Jerry Brown’s election successes preserve streak, set him up for 2018

Jerry Brown has been largely successful when it comes to supporting or opposing ballot measures. In the Nov. 8 election, he beat back the threat of Proposition 53, which would have complicated his Delta tunnels and high-speed rail project, and helped passed his Proposition 57 measure to empower the parole board to grant early releases for inmates whose crimes the state considers nonviolent.

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Gavin Newsom favored for California governor – followed by two Republicans

The Field Poll on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, shows Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom leading a field of nine current and possible candidates for California governor in the 2018 race to succeed Jerry Brown. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, both Republicans, are running second and third, followed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer.

Videos

California electors want investigation into Russian hacking

Christine Pelosi, the daughter of Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, calls for inquiry into Russian hacking and any collusion between Russian operatives and the Trump campaign.
The California Channel
California electors want investigation into Russian hacking 1:45

California electors want investigation into Russian hacking

Alex Padilla: Trump's election allegations 'absolutely false, without basis, without evidence' 1:11

Alex Padilla: Trump's election allegations 'absolutely false, without basis, without evidence'

Mark DiCamillo on how presidential polls got it wrong 1:12

Mark DiCamillo on how presidential polls got it wrong

Scott Jones waits out results in House race against Ami Bera 1:03

Scott Jones waits out results in House race against Ami Bera