Up to 160 Votes Not Counted Due to Error at Oakland Polling PlacePoll workers at a voting site on the campus of Mills College incorrectly told up to 200 people that their paper ballot was only a receipt and that it could be taken home, leading to the votes not being counted.
Proposition 14 Stem Cell Research Funding Initiative Approved by California VotersBy the narrowest margin of victory for any of this year’s ballot questions, California voters have granted the state's nearly broke, first-of-its-kind, stem-cell research program a desperately needed $5.5 billion cash infusion.
President-Elect Joe Biden, Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris Address the NationPresident-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris delivered remarks on Saturday, after winning the requisite electoral votes to win the presidential election.
Brentwood Trump Supporters Say It's Time to End Conflict Over ElectionTrump supporters in the east Contra Costa County town of Brentwood say they're ready for the election and the hard feelings and sporadic violence associated with it to end.
Bay Area Counties See Unprecedented Early VotingBay Area election officials said they are seeing unprecedented voter turnout and they're encouraging people to vote early on Monday to avoid potential lines Tuesday.
Widespread Weekend Polling Stations Get Thumbs-Up From East Bay VotersPolling stations opened across the Bay Area Saturday -- 100 in Alameda County alone. Driven by necessity, this may be a function of the pandemic that stays when Covid is gone.
Warriors Coach Kerr Casts Ballot Then Greets Voters at Chase Center in San FranciscoGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr cast his vote, then spent some of his own time Saturday morning greeting others who visited the ballot drop-off location at Chase Center.
Prop 20 Proponents Promise Crime Crackdown; Opponents Say Cost Outweighs BenefitsProposition 20 would increase penalties for certain property crimes and repeated parole violations and it would make it more difficult for some convicted felons to qualify for early parole and release.
Election Could Add Political Pressure to Lift Federal Marijuana BanVoters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting the nation’s deep political divide.
KPIX Vote Smart: Filling Out Your Mail-In Ballot - The BasicsAbout 21 million ballots are going out across California this year. That's one for every registered voter in the state. Most should arrive by the end of this week.
KPIX Vote Smart: Long Line Greets San Francisco Election Officials As Civic Center Voting Center OpensPreparing for a rush to voting centers that began Monday, San Francisco election officials have moved their operations to large tents set up outside the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium and blocked off adjacent Grove Street for a safe, socially distanced space to cast ballots.
Vote Smart: Proposition 15 Targets Commercial, Industrial Properties for More Frequent Tax AssessmentProposition 15 on the Nov. 3 ballot would reassess commercial and industrial properties every three years, while residential property, including home-based businesses, would remain under 1978 rules.
Contra Costa County Prepares For Deluge Of Mail-In BallotsWith the heavy scrutiny being placed on mail-in ballots this election, officials in Contra Costa County are taking steps to ensure they are counted properly this November.
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