California Elections

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Gas tax vote prompts recall campaign against Southern California Democrat

Carl DeMaio, a talk radio host and former city councilman in San Diego, said Tuesday, April 11, 2017, that plans are moving forward to launch a recall of Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, who voted for the $52 billion road repair package, paid for by fuel taxes and registration fees.

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Kounalakis says she would defend immigrants "who are being terrorized"

Eleni Kounalakis, a major Democratic Party donor and former U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, on April 24, 2017 formally jumped into the 2018 race for lieutenant governor, saying she was driven to run by the election of President Donald Trump.
Angela Hart ahart@sacbee.com
Kounalakis says she would defend immigrants 0:44

Kounalakis says she would defend immigrants "who are being terrorized"

'It's time to get tough on hate,' says Asif Mahmood, launching campaign for lieutenant governor 0:51

'It's time to get tough on hate,' says Asif Mahmood, launching campaign for lieutenant governor

Dave Jones, running for California attorney general, won't discuss rival in the race 1:33

Dave Jones, running for California attorney general, won't discuss rival in the race

Kevin Faulconer says San Diego is a model city 0:47

Kevin Faulconer says San Diego is a model city