Field set for runoff elections in 2 California Senate races

U.S. 04/05/19, 15:19

California's secretary of state says two Republican state Assemblymen will face off in June to fill one of two vacancies in the state Senate.Secretary of State Alex Padilla says final results from last month's special primary election show Brian Dahle ...

Proposed ballot measure would let California parolees vote

U.S. 01/28/19, 19:08

Tens of thousands of parolees would be allowed to vote under a state constitutional amendment proposed Monday by California's secretary of state and Democratic lawmakers who called it the next civil rights issue.The proposal intended for the 2020 ballot would ...

California voters must approve law to end bail before trial

U.S. 01/16/19, 22:22

The nation's first law eliminating bail for suspects awaiting trial is on hold until California voters decide whether to overturn it, officials said Wednesday.A referendum that qualified for the 2020 state ballot would overturn the law signed last year by ...

NewsBreak: Brown sues to save California sentencing laws

U.S. 12/20/18, 20:12

Outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown sued Thursday to protect one of his signature actions in office, a voter-approved measure that allows most prison inmates to seek earlier release and participate in rehabilitation programs.His administration filed a lawsuit challenging a pending 2020 ...

Candidates compete for schools chief, lieutenant governor

California 10/06/18, 11:54

Voters will choose California's next lieutenant governor, schools chief and other statewide officeholders on Nov. 6. The race for superintendent of public education is shaping up to be an expensive showdown between unions and charter-school advocates. In the contest for ...

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