Election

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

Opponents Of ‘Six Californias’ Proposal Allege Voter Fraud By Signature Collectors, File Complaint

A push to split California into six states may be over before it begins, after opponents of the ballot measure filed a voter fraud complaint with the state on Thursday.

07/18/2014

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

Californians Likely To Cast Votes On Splitting Into 6 States

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper will submit signatures on Tuesday to put a measure that would split California in six separate states.

07/15/2014

A proposal to split California into six separate states. (CBS)

What Would 6 Californias Really Look Like? We Have Questions

People in the Bay Area have been trying to distance themselves from the folks in Los Angeles for years, and if voters approve a plan headed for the ballot, they’ll get closer to a whole state of separation.

07/15/2014

(Photo credit: Einstein For Oakland/Andy Sanders)

Dog From Occupy Encampment Joins Pack Hoping To Become Oakland’s Mayor

There are currently 19 candidates vying to unseat incumbent Jean Quan as Mayor of Oakland, but one low-profile candidte wants you to consider him as an alternative to the regular political tail-wagging.

07/15/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Quan Officially Announces Her Bid For Reelection

In a packed auditorium, family at her side Oakland Mayor Jean Quan officially announced she wants to run Oakland again.

06/28/2014

House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California)

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.

06/19/2014

(David Becker/Getty Images)

Not One Single Primary Voter Turns Up At Polling Place On Sonoma State Campus

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.

06/06/2014

Rebecca Kaplan making her announcement that she is running for mayor in East Oakland on June 5, 2014. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Joins Crowded Oakland Mayor’s Race

Kaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.

06/05/2014

Low Voter Turnout

At Least 770,000 Ballots Outstanding From California’s Primary Election

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.

06/05/2014

(L-R) Catharine Baker, Tim Sbranti, Steve Glazer (Baker Campaign/CBS)

Steve Glazer Fails To Stay In East Bay Assembly Dist. 16 Race

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.

06/04/2014

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