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Rebecca Kaplan making her announcement that she is running for mayor in East Oakland on June 5, 2014. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Joins Crowded Oakland Mayor’s Race

Kaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.

06/05/2014

George Shirakawa

Replacement For Convicted Santa Clara County Supervisor To Be Elected Tuesday

Voters in Santa Clara County will cast ballots Tuesday in the special election to replace former District 2 supervisor George Shirakawa.

06/03/2013

A California polling place

California’s Top-Two Primary System Produces Surprising Results

Though there wasn’t any confusion amongst voters, officials said that might not be the case come November.

06/06/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Launches New Election-Only Search Site

Just in time for the Iowa caucuses, Google is launching a new website that focuses entirely on the U.S. elections. Google.com/elections is designed to be a hub for all things political during the election season.

01/03/2012

Ballot Machine

SF Mayoral Candidates Call For Elections Monitors, Question Early Voting

Candidates vying for the San Francisco’s mayor’s seat are requesting federal and state monitors for the Nov. 8 election after allegations of ballot tampering in early voting.

10/24/2011

Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

About The Bay: Who Is Running For SF Mayor?

In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman takes a look at what voters know and don’t know about the mayoral candidates in San Francisco.

10/10/2011

Bill Fazio

4-Time SF District Attorney Hopeful Fazio Gives It Another Shot

Criminal attorney and former prosecutor Bill Fazio has entered the race for San Francisco District Attorney for the fourth time.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

San Francisco City Hall (www.sfgov.org)

City To Help Fund San Francisco Mayoral Campaigns

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a plan to take $1.3 million out of the city’s reserve fund to give to candidates running for mayor.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/30/2011

(L-R) Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Brown, Meg Whitman (Frederick M. Brown/Justin Sullivan/Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Schwarzenegger, Brown, Whitman Set For Joint Appearance

The figure who has been unwittingly cast as the villain in California’s race for governor is finally getting a chance to fire back in a joint appearance with the two candidates hoping to replace him.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

ballot box

California Candidates Target Early Voters

Not only were the ballot boxes being prepped, but campaign managers were keenly aware of the looming start of early voting as well.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/01/2010

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