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