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California Election Watch 2014

California’s November Ballot Could Be Shortest Ever

June 13, 2014 | 8:00 am

California’s November Ballot Could Be Shortest Ever

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State voters may find themselves with fewer propositions than at any time in more than a generation.

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High Drama in State Controller’s Race for Second Place

June 11, 2014 | 6:08 pm

High Drama in State Controller’s Race for Second Place

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Only a handful of votes separates Democrats Betty Yee and John Pérez in race for a November ballot slot.

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Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

June 6, 2014 | 5:17 pm

Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

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‘Oakland isn’t ungovernable, just ungoverned,’ says the latest candidate to enter crowded mayoral race.

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Statewide Races: Result in Controller Contest Far From Final

June 4, 2014 | 8:45 am

Statewide Races: Result in Controller Contest Far From Final

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A three-way dogfight for the No. 2 spot on the fall ballot may not be resolved for days.

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In East Bay Assembly Smackdown, Sbranti Beats Glazer

June 4, 2014 | 8:20 am

In East Bay Assembly Smackdown, Sbranti Beats Glazer

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Other races: Wieckowski headed for state Senate showdown; North Bay Assembly race is too close to call.

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How the Top-Two Primary Played Out in Congressional Races

June 4, 2014 | 7:53 am

How the Top-Two Primary Played Out in Congressional Races

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New voting system created a free-for-all in some districts and a few contests to watch in November.

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San Jose Mayor’s Race: It’s Cortese and Liccardo in November

June 4, 2014 | 7:35 am

San Jose Mayor’s Race: It’s Cortese and Liccardo in November

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Two local government veterans face off in race that will focus on public safety and pension reform.

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Five Big Takeaways from California’s Primary Election

June 4, 2014 | 7:15 am

Five Big Takeaways from California’s Primary Election

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Every election night teaches us something new. What did we learn about California politics this year?

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Brown, Kashkari Advance in Governor’s Race

June 4, 2014 | 7:00 am

Brown, Kashkari Advance in Governor’s Race

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The Republican establishment wins a victory over a Tea Party candidate.

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Next Up for Honda, Khanna — Round 2 of Congressional Tussle

June 4, 2014 | 12:01 am

Next Up for Honda, Khanna — Round 2 of Congressional Tussle

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Two Democrats, a veteran of South Bay politics and a tech-funded insurgent, are on November ballot.

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