In one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Republican Catharine Baker held a firm lead over three Democratic opponents for the East Bay 16th Assembly District race.
The turnout at the polls was so light this morning that our own Insider Phil Matier was the first to vote at his polling place.
Federal officials are monitoring polling places in Alameda County and Napa County during Tuesday’s election to ensure the elections are in compliance with federal voting rights statutes, including the Voting Rights Act.
Election Day: Voter Guide, Polling Place Locations, Voter Resources For California’s June 3rd Primary Election
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California’s top-two open primary is getting its first true test as its use expands to statewide offices for the first time. One of its biggest impacts may be in helping Republicans choose which of their candidates will face Governor Brown.
Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.
The first gubernatorial primary under California’s new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second, pitting a state lawmaker who is a tea party favorite against a socially moderate investment banker making his first run for public office.
Last week the Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition announced they planned to hand out marijuana to people who could prove they cast their vote. On Monday, the group released a list of participating dispensaries.
California has set a new record for poor voter turnout in three consecutive gubernatorial primaries. And it appears that Tuesday’s turnout is expected to hit an all-time low.
Measures on Tuesday’s ballot in certain parts of Santa Clara County are mostly about new taxes for schools or libraries, but voters in Los Gatos will mull a development plan by the online media company Netflix.