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Brown Stays Ahead Of GOP Challenger Kashkari In Governor’s Race

A new Field Poll finds that Gov. Jerry Brown has a lead of 16 percentage points over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari in the governor’s race.

09/04/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Monitoring Poll Places In Alameda, Napa Counties During Primary Election

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.

06/03/2014

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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.

06/03/2014

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California’s Voter Turnout Expected To Reach New Low In Tuesday Primary

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.

06/02/2014

Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer seen "ghost voting" for Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal. In 2013, KPIX 5 caught Jones-Sawyer casting a vote for Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez. (CBS)

After KPIX 5 Exposes ‘Ghost Voting’ In California State Assembly, Members Continue Practice

One vote per person: That’s the way it’s supposed to work. Yet last year, KPIX 5 showed you members of our State Assembly casting votes for other lawmakers. It’s called “ghost voting.” The practice is against the rules, but it’s still going on.

05/09/2014

A stack of mailed-in voter ballots. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Early Voting Expected To Hit All-Time High In June Primary

Early voting is expected to hit an all-time high in the June 3rd primary election with the vote-by-mail option dramatically gaining in popularity over the last decade. One political analyst says it also means candidates must start their campaigns even earlier.

04/11/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Bill Would Let 16-Year-Old Californians Pre-Register To Vote

California would let 16-year-olds pre-register to vote under a bill approved by the state Senate, although they still would have to wait until age 18 to cast their first ballot.

01/28/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

About The Bay: Tuesday’s Low-Interest Election In San Francisco

Tuesday is Election Day around the Bay Area but in San Francisco political insiders say that only a small percentage of the electorate will turn out.

11/04/2013

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Nominee Voting Open For 40th Annual “People’s Choice Awards”

The only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of movies, music and television, “People’s Choice Awards”, has announced that voting is now open for the 40th annual award show.

10/24/2013

Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer is seen voting for Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, in a practice known as "ghost voting." (CBS)

Ghost Voting: California Assembly Members Caught Breaking The Rules

KPIX 5 was at the State Capitol and watched the Assembly at work during the last two weeks of the session. Lawmakers were voting on hundreds of bills. But we noticed something strange: Many votes were being cast without anyone sitting in the chair.

09/23/2013

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