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California Election Watch 2014

San Jose Mayoral Candidates Liccardo, Cortese Go Head to Head on City Issues

September 30, 2014 | 1:31 pm

San Jose Mayoral Candidates Liccardo, Cortese Go Head to Head on City Issues

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The two hopefuls spend most of their time on familiar themes: pension reform and public safety.

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Live Coverage of the San Jose Mayoral Debate

September 29, 2014 | 6:15 pm

Live Coverage of the San Jose Mayoral Debate

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KQED’s Joshua Johnson moderates the San Jose Mayoral Debate at eBay.

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What to Listen For in Monday Night’s San Jose Mayoral Debate

September 29, 2014 | 12:30 pm

What to Listen For in Monday Night’s San Jose Mayoral Debate

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The biggest issues in meeting between Dave Cortese and Sam Liccardo: pensions and public safety.

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Bay Area Minimum-Wage Campaigns Echo a National Movement

September 25, 2014 | 2:10 pm

Bay Area Minimum-Wage Campaigns Echo a National Movement

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Spurred partly by union campaign, partly by President Obama, wage issue finds fertile ground locally.

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Candidates for Elections Chief Spar on Performance, Politics

September 22, 2014 | 4:37 pm

Candidates for Elections Chief Spar on Performance, Politics

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The two candidates for secretary of state agree more than disagree in a debate on KQED’s ‘Forum.’

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What Oakland Residents Want From Their Next Mayor

September 19, 2014 | 7:00 am

What Oakland Residents Want From Their Next Mayor

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Public safety continues to be the most pressing issue, followed by the economy and gentrification.

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Brown and Kashkari Clash in Wide-Ranging California Debate

September 4, 2014 | 10:48 pm

Brown and Kashkari Clash in Wide-Ranging California Debate

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Governor and Republican challenger covered a wide range of issues during a spirited, fast-paced debate.

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Jerry Brown-Neel Kashkari Debate: A Viewer’s Guide From Ringside

September 4, 2014 | 12:01 am

Jerry Brown-Neel Kashkari Debate: A Viewer’s Guide From Ringside

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It may be the only time the governor debates the GOP challenger. Watch for some telltale signs.

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Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

September 2, 2014 | 12:03 pm

Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

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Another Democratic official lines up for the incumbent congressman from Silicon Valley.

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Strong Support for Prop. 45 — Tougher Rules on Health Insurance Rates

August 21, 2014 | 8:19 am

Strong Support for Prop. 45 — Tougher Rules on Health Insurance Rates

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Poll finds two-thirds of likely voters say they back measure to expand state’s power to regulate rates.

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