Election

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Stanford University Apologizes To Montana For An Official-Looking Voter Guide Mailed Out By Research Team

Stanford University apologized on Tuesday for a controversial political mailer it sent out to voters in several states that may have violated state election laws.

10/29/2014

Under the eyes of city hall and a statue of Frank H. Ogawa, Occupy Oakland protestors camp in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on November 13, 2011 in Oakland, California. In the wake of violent confrontations with police, vandalism and the recent shooting near the encampment, Oakland mayor Jean Quan and city administrators have issued eviction notices to protesters at the Occupy Oakland encampment and have asked them to leave immediately.  (Photo by Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

Oakland’s ‘Bottom 8’ Mayoral Candidates Say They’re Not Getting Fair News Coverage

15 candidates are running for mayor of Oakland this election year, but at least eight candidates claim that they don’t get enough media coverage.

10/28/2014

soda, soft drinks

Health Advocates At Odds With Small Business Owners Over Bay Area Soda Tax Measures

San Francisco and Berkeley both have soda-tax measures on their ballots in next week’s election, but it’s being described as a “David vs. Goliath” battle with all the money being poured into the campaign by the beverage industry.

10/28/2014

Peter Liu (City of Oakland)

Jimmy Kimmel Skewers Gun-Toting, Fringe Oakland Mayoral Candidate Over Stance On Masturbation

Oakland’s mayoral race became fodder for late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who on Monday caught wind of one candidate with a bizarre stance on the digital divide, among other things.

10/28/2014

A stack of mailed-in voter ballots. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tuesday Last Day To Request A Vote By Mail Ballot For Nov. 4 Election

Today is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the state’s Nov. 4 general election, election officials said.

10/28/2014

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

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

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

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

(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

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 55,691 other followers