In a packed auditorium, family at her side Oakland Mayor Jean Quan officially announced she wants to run Oakland again.
Central Valley Congressman Rep. Kevin McCarthy Elected As House Majority Leader Following Cantor Defeat
Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election as House majority leader Thursday as fellow Republicans shuffled their leadership in the wake of Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary defeat in Virginia.
Low turnout was reported across the state for Tuesday’s primary election, but nowhere was the foot traffic lower than at a polling place on the Sonoma State University Campus in Rohnert Park.
Kaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.
At least 770,000 ballots have not yet been counted from California’s primary election. The secretary of state’s office posted a partial tally Thursday afternoon that shows the totals of outstanding ballots in 24 of California’s 58 counties.
In one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Democrat Steve Glazer failed to stay in the race for the East Bay’s 16th Assembly District leaving Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti set to challenge Republican attorney Catharine Baker, who kept a firm lead over all three her opponents, for the coveted seat in November.
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
Find your polling place, read the arguments for and against the measures, read candidates’ statements, and then check back tonight for complete state, county, and city election results.