Barry Garner has already implemented changes to the procedures including an election manual and training for poll employees.
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved putting a minimum wage ordinance on the Nov. 6 ballot. If approved, the minimum wage would rise from $8 to $10 an hour, with annual inflation adjustments.
Embattled Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appears likely to survive a pair of recall efforts which have been aimed at her for much of the past year.
Monday marked the first day of voting for the June primary election. Ballots for the June 5 contest were going out, and in-person voting was an option at local registrar’s offices.
Voting by mail begins Monday for California’s June 5 primary election. But for one group of voters, the odds appear to be high that their ballots won’t count.
The Brown administration will release a set of polls on Wednesday showing voter feelings over a number of tax measures on the November ballot.
Neither of two dueling proposals to change San Francisco’s ranked-choice voting system will go on the June ballot, the city’s Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.
San Jose is expected to rescind an ordinance Tuesday that was passed last year regulating medical marijuana collectives. The city’s hand is being forced by a successful referendum.
For the fourth time in seven years, California Voters will most likely have the opportunity to vote on whether or not a girl’s parents should be notified if their young daughter is going to have an abortion.
Over 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco’s Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.