John Myers is senior editor of KQED's new California Politics & Government Desk. He has covered California politics for most of the past two decades, serving previously as Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News and most recently as political editor for KXTV News10 (ABC) in Sacramento. In 2014, he was named one of the nation's top statehouse reporters by The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @johnmyers.
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Every election night teaches us something new. What did we learn about California politics this year?
Two Democrats, a veteran of South Bay politics and a tech-funded insurgent, are on November ballot.
Popular Republican’s arrival in the race means just one of two powerful Democrats will survive primary.
But GOP support for the party’s other candidate, Neel Kashkari, has increased steeply in the past month.
Toni Atkins, who will have to give up the office in 2016, laid out her priorities in today’s speech.
As counties send out vote-by-mail ballots, here’s one safe prediction: Participation will be low.
In wide-ranging interview, governor talks about the environment, political tradition and re-election.
‘We can’t equalize everything, or you’d need state control like the old Soviet Union. We’re not going there.’
Among likely Republican voters, Brown polls higher than the GOP establishment candidate, Neel Kashkari.