Contra Costa County Prepares for Deluge of Mail-In BallotsIn KPIX 5's Vote Smart series Andria Borba looks into how your ballot will be processed here in California. She reports from Orinda where Contra Costa County is already rehearsing for election day. (9-24-20)
Analysis: Prop 16 Would Reverse California's Affirmative Action BanKPIX 5's Andria Borba takes a closer look at Proposition 68, on the November ballot, that would reverse California's ban on affirmative action in 1996.
Gov. Newsom Dials Back Criticism of Trump on Eve of President's Visit to CaliforniaDespite leading a state that overwhelmingly opposed Donald Trump for president, Governor Gavin Newsom has mostly been quiet about publicly criticizing the president. Emily Turner reports. (9-13-20)
How San Mateo Co. Registrar Is Protecting Votes From Hackers, CyberattacksElection 2020 is weeks away and voters will soon begin casting their mail-in ballots. The San Mateo County Registrar of Voters talked to KPIX 5's Devin Fehely about how they are preparing to to defend the election from hackers and cyberattacks.
Bay Area Election Officials Say They're Ready for Mail-In BallotsSolano County elections office was recently remodeled to process a huge increase in mail-in ballots so, when the governor announced that all voters will be mailed ballots, it was no big deal. John Ramos reports. (8-31-20)
With Conventions in Rear-View Mirror, Bay Area Voters Look AheadKPIX 5's Da Lin spoke to Bay Area residents about their reactions to the political conventions. (8-28-20)
Trump Plans Lengthy Speech to Wrap Republican National ConventionCBS politics editor Major Garrett gives KPIX 5's Allen Martin a preview of what viewers can expect on the last night of the GOP convention. (8-27-20)
First Lady, Trump Family Center Stage At GOP ConventionPresident Trump's family took to the stage on the second night of the Republican convention. Natalie Brand reports on Tuesday night's highlights.
Bay Area Republicans Defend Trump as RNC Convention Kicks OffKPIX 5's John Ramos went looking -- and found! -- specimens of a rare Bay Area species: Republicans who support President Trump and who are willing to talk about it. (8-24-20)
Wildfires Force Gov. Newsom to Record Biden Endorsement for Convention FinaleGov. Newsom had planned to address the Democratic National Convention live on Thursday night before Joe Biden accepted the nomination for president but the ongoing wildfire crisis forced Newsom to pare back that plan. (8-20-20)
DNC Finale to Feature Biden Acceptance; Endorsements by Steph and Ayesha CurryKPIX 5's Allen Martin spoke with CBS News politics correspondent Ed O'Keefe just before the Democratic National Convention got underway on its final night, Thursday. (8-20-20)
Democratic VP Nominee Sen. Kamala Harris Delivers Historic Acceptance SpeechOn Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention, Vice Presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris delivered a historic acceptance speech. Natalie Brand reports.
Day 2 Of The Democratic National Convention Gets UnderwayAllen Martin talks to CBS Political Correspondant Ed O'Keefe about Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention as well as Former First Lady Michelle Obama's powerful speech on Day 1.
Speaker Pelosi Visits Bayview Post Office On #DontMessWithUSPS Day Of ActionLeading the #DontMessWithUSPS Day of Action, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi showed up at the Bayview Post Office in San Francisco, on Tuesday. Emily Turner tells us she came to talk about her new bill funding the USPS and blocking the Trump administration's overhaul of it.
Democratic Convention: SF Woman Tells Story Of Her Republican Dad Who Died Of COVID-19A San Francisco woman is getting a lot of attention for her impassioned speech at the Democratic Convention about her father, a Trump supporter, who died of COVID-19. Kristen Orkiza says she will vote for V.P. Joe Biden in her father's honor.
Democratic National Convention Kicks Off With Staged Unity PushKPIX 5's Allen Martin talks with CBS politics reporter Ed O'Keefe as the first night of the virtual DNC gets underway. (8-17-20)
Bay Area Beaming With Pride Over Biden's VP Pick Senator Kamala HarrisSenator Kamala Harris's selection as the vice presidential candidate is generating a lot of pride in the Bay Area. Andrea Nakano reports.
Bay Area Election Workers Prepare for Historically High Mail-In 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 Andria Borba reports, Bay Area election workers say they're ready for anything. (7-30-20)
Politicos Say Kamala Harris a Front-Runner for Biden Veep PickFormer vice president Joe Biden is close to choosing a running mate and all eyes are on California Sen. Kamala Harris. Betty Yu reports. (7-27-20)
With U.S. Postal Service on the Ropes, Is Vote-by-Mail Safe?Wilson Walker takes a look at the potential collision course between the disintegrating capabilities of the post office and an inevitable influx of vote-by-mail ballots in the November election. (7-24-20)
Affirmative Action Goes Back to the Ballot in CaliforniaCalifornia voters will be asked whether to reverse a prohibition on affirmative action, allowing public universities to consider race in admissions. Kenny Choi reports. (7-2-20)
Governor's Coronavirus Update: Voter InformationGov. Gavin Newsom and California secretary of state Alex Padilla outlined steps they are taking to ensure a safe election in 2020. (5-8-20)
Candidates Make Final Push Before California March PrimarySuper Tuesday is nigh and it’s time for voters to make a choice. Several campaigns will swing through the Bay Area this weekend and one was in San Francisco Friday. Wilson Walker reports. (2-28-20)
Early Voting Made More Convenient In Santa Clara CountyWith the California primary fast approaching, people in the South Bay may want to cast their ballots before March 3. Devin Fehely shows how.