Election 2010

Mail-In Ballots Create Tradeoff For California VotersVoting by mail proved to be a convenient option for plenty of Californians in last week's election. But, they're finding the process has created an unintended consequence, with some races not likely to be determined for several weeks.
Silicon Valley "Zombies" Work To Get Out The VoteWith just days before the big election, some college students in Silicon Valley are finding creative ways to influence voters, and Thursday’s Prop 23 “zombie march,” was a case-in-point.
National Groups Pay Big Bucks To Sway California Voters AnonymouslyAs the candidates sprint towards Election Day, outside groups have spent more than $50 million trying to influence voters in California, and the unlimited independent spending could swing some of the closest races.
Last-Minute Campaign Targets California ImmigrantsThere is some concern that laws targeting illegal immigration passed recently in Arizona may keep legal immigrants from voting here in California.
Cyberspace Serves As Battleground For Lt. Governor CandidatesYouTube appeared to be the go-to place for Democratic San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and his Republican rival, Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado. Both campaigns posted videos online this week. Neither video minced words.
Schwarzenegger Addresses Whitman "Whore" Slur On TwitterGovernor Schwarzenegger is in London, visiting Britain's new prime minister, but he is weighing in on the California governor's race via Twitter.
Phil Matier: Democratic Hard-Hitters Visit CaliforniaSarah Palin will attend a Republican rally in San Jose Thursday afternoon, and on Friday, former president Bill Clinton begins campaigning in California for a number of Democratic candidates.
Campaign 2010: A Closer Look At "Fix Muni Now" Almost 75,000 people in San Francisco signed the initiative petition that put Proposition G on the ballot, which is a sign of dissatisfaction with Muni in general and Muni operators in particular.
Alameda County Voters To Try Ranked Choice BallotThe November elections are less than one month away and some voters in Alameda County will see something they’ve never seen before. Voters in Oakland, San Leandro and Berkeley will use ranked-choice voting for the first time on November 2nd.
Phil Matier: San Francisco's DA Outpaced In Campaign FundingNew campaign finance figures in the California attorney general's race show Republican Steve Cooley out-raising Democrat Kamala Harris during the past three months.
Boxer and Fiorina Agree to Second Debate
Poizner Throws Support Behind Whitman
Shine A Light On The Holiday Season With ‘Giving Tuesday’
Food For Families Drive

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