Former Lt. Gov. Maldonado Drops GOP Bid For California GovernorFormer Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado has abandoned his long-shot GOP bid for governor of California, as he floundered for support and campaign cash.
Gov. Brown's Approval Rating Reaches New High, Poll FindsGov. Jerry Brown's approval rating has reached a new high as he considers seeking re-election next year.
Outspoken Conservative Assemblyman To Challenge Gov. Brown In 2014Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent's seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.
Phil Matier: Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado May Challenge Gov. BrownFormer lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado, a republican from Santa Maria, formed a campaign committee on Thursday—which allows him to raise money for the 2014 gubernatorial election, challenging Gov. Jerry Brown.
Newsom Wins Lt. Governor, Harris Trails For AGDemocratic rising star Gavin Newsom declared victory late Tuesday night in his bid for California lieutenant governor, while San Francisco's top prosecutor Kamala Harris trailed in the state attorney general's race.
CBS 5 Poll: Dems Win Senate & Governor Seats, Prop 19 Close Call
Field Poll Shows Tight Races For California's Lt. Governor and Attorney GeneralThe latest Field polls suggest Gavin Newsom has slightly increased his lead over Abel Maldonado in the lieutenant governor’s race and Kamala Harris is still trailing in the race for California attorney general.
CBS 5 Poll: Brown & Boxer Lead; Prop. 19 FailingA new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday showed Democrats Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer leading, while Proposition 19 is no longer favored among likely voters.
SF Democrats Locked In Tight State RacesSan Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and District Attorney Kamala Harris both have plenty of work to do if they hope to be elected to statewide office.
Cyberspace Serves As Battleground For Lt. Governor CandidatesYouTube appeared to be the go-to place for Democratic San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his Republican rival, Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado. Both campaigns posted videos online this week. Neither video minced words.
CBS 5 Poll: Marijuana Proponents May Tilt Election For BoxerVoters who strongly support legalizing marijuana in California may also be tilting the vote in the U.S. Senate race slightly in favor of incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday.
California Lieutenant Governor Candidates Spar Over Moderate LabelThe two candidates for California lieutenant governor on Thursday tried to dispel notions that they are both moderates cut from the same political cloth, sparring in their first live debate over issues ranging from the environment to immigration.

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