Proposition 15: California Voters Reject Move To Dismantle Property Tax SystemCalifornia voters have rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state’s 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes for many businesses in a pandemic-hobbled economy.
Bay Area Voters Continue Tense Wait For Presidential Election ResultsOn the Friday after Election Day, residents across the Bay Area continue their anxious wait for a result in the presidential election.
Santa Clara County Voter Turnout Set To Exceed Record From 2008Santa Clara County is set to break yet another record this election cycle.
In Their Own Words: East Bay Voters Explain What Drove Them To Polls In 2020 ElectionThe Elections Office in Contra Costa County stayed busy Tuesday with a steady stream of voters arriving to cast their ballots. But what were the issues driving the choices they made?
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.
Bay Area Groups Get Out the Vote From Afar as Election NearsAdapting to a political landscape caused by COVID-19, some Bay Area groups have found a way to help drive voters in battleground states to the polls from a distance.
Google Removes Misleading 'Spammy' Ads Targeting American VotersAccording to Google, search terms such as “register to vote,” “vote by mail” and “where is my polling place” generated ads linking to websites that charge fees for voter registration, harvest user data, or plant unwanted software on people’s browsers.
Increased Youth, Latino Voter Turnout Put Sanders Over The Top In CaliforniaTwo key groups made their presence felt in last night's California primary: there were big increases in young and Latino voters throughout California who helped put Bernie Sanders over the top in the Golden State.
Sonoma County Voters Reject 1/2 Cent Sales Tax To Fund FirefightersSonoma County voters rejected a half-cent sales tax in Tuesday night voting that would have raised $51 million annually to supplement existing services by the county's 38 fire agencies.
Sanders Sues To Keep CA Polls Open 2 Extra Hours Due To Long LinesWith hundreds of California voters still waiting in long lines at the close of polling, Democratic primary candidate Bernie Sanders asked a federal court to issue an emergency order to keep polls open for an extra 2 hours.
Campaigns Make Final Push Before Super Tuesday In Bay AreaPolls in the Bay Area open at 7 a.m. on Super Tuesday. California is the biggest prize on the map by far, with more than 400 delegates at stake.
New State Law, Tech Make Process Easier For Voters On Super TuesdayNew last minute changes to the voting rules in California are aimed at making things a little easier for everyone on Super Tuesday.
Sonoma County Voters To Decide On 1/2 Cent Sales Tax To Fund FirefightersSonoma County voters will consider a half-cent sales tax on the March ballot that would raise $51 million annually to supplement existing services by the county's 38 fire agencies.
Alameda Residents Vote On Competing Land-Use MeasuresResidents in Alameda are voting in a special election Tuesday on two competing measures that will decide the fate of vacant former federal offices on a 3.65-acre parcel on McKay Avenue across from Crab Cove.
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