Biden Vows to Unite Country During Somber Acceptance Speech at Democratic Convention FinaleFormer Vice President Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic nomination for president Thursday, assuming the mantle of party standard-bearer more than 30 years after his first presidential run and vowing to deny Pres. Trump a second term while uniting the country.
Pelosi Endorses Kennedy Over 'Green New Deal' Co-Author in Senate PrimaryBy embracing Rep. Joe Kennedy, grandson of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, in his bid to oust Sen. Edward Markey in the Massachusetts Democratic primary, Pelosi sided with a congressional upstart against one of Washington's old guard.
Campaign 2020: Viewer Guide to the 'Virtual' Democratic National ConventionThe Democratic National Convention will take place virtually August 17-20, with keynote speakers from 6-8 p.m. PDT each night. Here's who's scheduled to speak and how to watch them.
Citing Pandemic, California Launches Website to Enlist Poll Workers for November ElectionThe California Secretary of State's Office announced the launch of a portal Friday that allows state residents to sign up to work as a poll worker in their county for the Nov. 3 general election.
'That's How It All Started'; Bay Area Roots Run Deep For VP Candidate Kamala HarrisHours before Kamala Harris took the stage for the first time as Joe Biden’s vice presidential pick, she received a text message from a childhood classmate with photos from their school days.
Bay Area Election Workers Prepare for Historically High Absentee VotingPres. Trump is standing by his suggestion that the election should be delayed because of his unsubstantiated claims regarding the security of mail-in voting. As KPIX reports, Bay Area election workers say they're ready for anything.
Google Removes Misleading Ads Related To Voting, ElectionsGoogle said Monday it has removed misleading and fraudulent ads targeting Americans looking for information about how to vote in November's presidential election.
California Enacts Law Requiring Mail-In Ballots Sent To All Voters For November Presidential ElectionGov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law the Democratic governor’s earlier order to mail out ballots statewide in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California VotersThe California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state.
Appeals Court Knocks Down GOP Challenge To Newsom's Emergency PowersAn appellate judge stayed a lower court’s order barring Gov. Newsom from issuing directives that might conflict with state law, freeing him to take additional executive actions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fmr. East Bay Elections Chief Charged For Alleged Theft Of $261,000Joe Canciamilla, the former elections chief for Contra Costa County was charged Wednesday with 34 felonies for allegedly using more than a quarter million dollars in campaign funds for personal expenses and lying about it.