California’s Secretary of State said more than half the voters who cast ballots in the November election voted by mail—the highest rate yet for a general election.
Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee announced Monday morning his intent to run for California Secretary of State – when he is termed out of the state Legislature in two years.
Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election, however numbers are expected to be below those from the 2008 race.
The secretary of state’s office reports that more than 17 million Californians are registered to vote ahead of the November presidential election, or nearly 73 percent of those who are eligible to cast a ballot.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen’s office launched the new service Wednesday in advance of the November 6th Presidential Election.
Several organizations that promote voting rights have petitioned the state’s Court of Appeal to give convicted felons who have been placed under regional supervision as part of prison realignment the right to vote.
A gay rights group has been cleared to start gathering signatures for a measure that would rescind the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8.
The California Secretary of State is sending election observers to San Francisco on Tuesday to oversee poll workers and voters as they cast their ballots.
A campaign to repeal the California Dream Act has the green light to start collecting signatures to qualify a measure for next year’s November ballot.
Secretary of State Debra Bowen says 59.6 percent of California’s eligible voters cast ballots on Nov. 2, the highest for a gubernatorial election in the state since 1994.