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Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown Opens Up Spending In Campaign’s Final Month, Neel Kashkari Down To $840K

Gov. Jerry Brown reports spending $13.5 million this month to support two measures on the November ballot.

10/23/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks with supporters following early results in the June 3 California primary election. (CBS)

Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown Maintaining Big Lead, Support Rises For Rainy Day Fund, Water Bond

A new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Gov. Jerry Brown continuing to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin with just two weeks to go before Election Day.

10/22/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Exclusive KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Mayoral Race Up For Grabs Among 5 Candidates

It appears any one of five Oakland mayoral candidates has a solid chance of winning the November election, according to an exclusive poll.

10/22/2014

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27,000 Vote-By-Mail Envelopes Sent To Berkeley Voters Have Wrong Election Date

Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters.

10/21/2014

(L-R) Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna (US House/Khanna Campaign)

KPIX 5 Poll: Dist. 17 Race A Dead Heat Between Incumbent Honda, Fellow Democrat Khanna

If the election were held Monday, the race for California’s 17th Congressional District would be a dead heat between incumbent Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna, according to a new poll.

10/20/2014

(L-R) Rep. Mike Honda, Ro Khanna (US House/Khanna Campaign)

South Bay Congressional Race Heats Up With Mike Honda, Ro Khanna Releasing Dueling Poll Numbers

The election is just three weeks away, and a big Bay Area congressional race where two Democrats are facing off is really heating up.

10/13/2014

Oakland Mayoral Debate

Mayoral Candidates Bring Message To Deep East Oakland In Latest Debate

The people who want to be mayor of Oakland turned their attention to a part of town that could sure use major attention. While the candidates are looking for votes, people who live in East Oakland want the winner to remember them when they are elected.

10/10/2014

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President Obama Arrives In Bay Area For Weekend Democratic Fundraisers

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Anna Eshoo, along with a crowd of supporters, welcomed President Barack Obama to the Bay Area as he stepped off Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport Friday afternoon.

10/10/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) joined by Vice President Joe Biden delivers a statement on Syria in the Rose Garden of the White House on August 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama states that he will seek Congressional authorization for the U.S. to take military action following the events in Syria.  (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Vice President Biden, President Obama In Bay Area This Week For Fundraisers

Vice President Joe Biden will be in San Francisco Tuesday evening for a Democratic fundraising event, three days before President Barack Obama will be in town for the same purpose.

10/07/2014

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