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San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

Cortese Not Ready To Concede In San Jose Mayoral Race Despite Opponent’s Claim To Victory

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese says he is not ready to concede in the San Jose mayor’s race, even though his opponent, City Councilman Sam Liccardo, has already declared victory.

11/07/2014

Mike Honda, Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna Concedes To Rep. Mike Honda After Lengthy South Bay House Race And Battle

Ro Khanna has officially conceded in the race for Assembly against his opponent Rep. Mike Honda for the seat in the 17th Congressional District.

11/07/2014

Flash Gordon on the ballot for BART Board, November 4th, 2014

Flash Gordon, Mayor Butt, And Mr. Mister Phillips: Unusual Names Don’t Necessarily Get Votes, But They Do Get Attention

From Flash Gordon, to Mayor Butt, Einstein, and even Jim Harbaugh, some unusual names popped up on Tuesday’s ballot, and some of them won.

11/05/2014

Campaign 2014

2014 General Election: Bay Area, California, Nationwide Election Results

Find results from every race in the Bay Area and California, along with links to coverage of national races.

11/04/2014

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Phil Matier: California’s Election Day Races With Nationwide Interest

Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.

11/04/2014

Classroom

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

Campaign 2014

Staggering Campaign Contributions In Many California Races And Proposals

California may not have the hotly contested, high-profile races for U.S. Senator or governor that some other states do this year, but it’s still attracting some of the biggest campaign spending in the country.

10/21/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Phil Matier: Gov. Jerry Brown Spending Little Of His $23M War Chest In Re-Election Bid

With little over two weeks to go until the upcoming election, Governor Jerry Brown appears to be doing very little to put much of a dent into the $23 million he’s raised to campaign for re-election.

10/20/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayoral Candidates Put Differences Aside To Support Public Safety Measure Z

The race for Mayor of Oakland is heating up with just three weeks to go, but on Monday the top candidates all campaigned with a common goal— to preach the benefits of funding for more police with Measure Z.

10/13/2014

Rebecca Kaplan (Facebook/Kaplan for Oakland Mayor 2014)

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Returns Campaign Donations From A’s Owner Lew Wolff

Oakland mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign says she’ll return 21-hundred dollars in donations from Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff and his family.

10/13/2014

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