Votes

A vial of medical marijuana

20 San Jose Dispensaries Expected To Join ‘Weed For Votes’ Program

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.

06/02/2014

State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Legislators Opting To Vote In Capitol Building Hallways Instead Of On The Floor

Bills that could have a big impact on Bay Area residents have failed this week in the state Senate, including a proposal that would have strengthened the Ellis Act, as it applies to landlords in San Francisco.

05/29/2014

Celebrities Tweet Their Political Support

Celebrities Tweet Their Political Support

Just in case you need further convincing of why to vote, some celebrities weigh-in via Twitter to express their support for the Presidential candidates, like Katy Perry…

11/06/2012

A California polling place

Former SF Mayor Willie Brown Voices Vote Suppression Concerns

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is sounding the alarm about what he says is an attempt to suppress the African American vote. And, he used a weekend conference in San Francisco of the black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha to rally people to the polls.

07/23/2012

(AP)

Phil Matier: Republicans Angered Over Proposed Redistricting Maps

The independent commission set up to redraw the boundaries of California’s legislative, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, is putting the finishing touches on those new maps.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

San Francisco Supervisors Jane Kim and Mark Farrell (CBS)

San Francisco School Board Members Ask For A Big Raise

School board members in San Francisco would be in line for a regular pay check under a measure that’s headed for the ballot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

Ballot Machine

Smudges Cause Vote-By-Mail Problems In Santa Clara County

Voting officials in Santa Clara County scrambled Tuesday morning to fix printing problems with thousands of mail-in ballots.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/02/2010

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