A bill that would preserve changes to state election law to help state Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, has been introduced. Election officials say recall proponents have turned in enough valid voter signatures to qualify.
Tim Draper filed a proposed November 2018 ballot measure Aug. 18, 2017, that would divide California into three states. Northern California would include the four-county Sacramento region and 36 other counties.
A new California ballot measure filed Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, would seek a new constitutional convention. The current U.S. Constitution was written in 1787 and the world “has changed dramatically” since then.
A California Fair Political Practices Commission member had private communications with an attorney representing Democrats in a key campaign finance dispute. Such one-on-one meetings, when not disclosed, are considered unusual.
Senate Democrats are asking the California Fair Political Practices Commission to reverse their interpretation of election rules to benefit Sen. Josh Newman’s chances of defeating a recall for voting to raise the gas tax.