Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.
More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.
Sixty-seven San Francisco ballots, stolen from a precinct on Cayuga Street on election night and later recovered, will not be counted.
Republican Steve Cooley is conceding the California attorney general’s race to Kamala Harris, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices.
Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.
A powerful California union brought to light the illegal immigrant former housekeeper of billionaire gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, according to a newspaper report.
All four contested races for San Francisco supervisor appear to have been settled after some candidates claimed victory and others conceded in response to the latest release of elections results on Tuesday.
Democrat Kamala Harris of San Francisco retained a 30,000-vote lead Tuesday over Republican Steve Cooley of Los Angeles in the race for state attorney general.
Consumer protection attorney Stephen Cassidy has edged out incumbent Tony Santos in the San Leandro mayor’s race by 172 votes in ranked-choice balloting.
Democrat Kamala Harris has regained a slight lead over her Republican opponent in the California attorney general’s race.