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Tag: California 2010

November 4, 2010 | 5:36 pm

Attorney General, 11th Congressional Races: Still Counting

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If you ever thought your vote didn’t really matter, Tuesday’s election is another reminder that it does. Or at least, it can. As of late Thursday, Democratic Attorney General candidate Kamala Harris was leading Republican Steve Cooley by one-tenth of a percentage point. In the East Bay’s 11th Congressional district, incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney leads […]

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November 4, 2010 | 2:42 pm

Update: Kamala Harris’ Lead Thins

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According to the Secretary of State’s election web site, Kamala Harris’ lead over Steve Cooley in the Attorney General race now stands at 8,817 votes. That’s down from 14,800 yesterday afternoon.

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November 4, 2010 | 9:14 am

Video: Wednesday’s Fiorina Press Briefing

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In case you missed it (and provided it’s not true that you do not want to hear another piece of election news until next November), here’s video of Carly Fiorina’s press briefing Wednesday, after she conceded the election to Barbara Boxer. From C-SPAN and KTTV-TV. For a post-mortem on all the big California races, KQED’s […]

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2006 Jello Biafra Interview On “California Uber Alles” and Jerry Brown

November 3, 2010 | 12:35 pm

2006 Jello Biafra Interview On “California Uber Alles” and Jerry Brown

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Remember the 1979 punk song “California Uber Alles” by The Dead Kennedys? It’s all about the first incarnation of Governor Jerry Brown. Well, sort of. From the lyrics: I am Governor Jerry Brown My aura smiles And never frowns Soon I will be president… Carter Power will soon go away I will be Fuhrer one […]

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November 3, 2010 | 11:53 am

Video: Steve Cooley Prematurely Declares Victory Last Night

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Really not sure what was going on in the collective heads of the Steve Cooley for Attorney General campaign last night, but he declared victory in a long speech around 11 p.m. Right now, with 99% of precincts reporting, his opponent, Kamala Harris, is ahead by about 22,000 votes. The Cooley video is below this […]

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Jerry Brown: The View From England

November 3, 2010 | 11:29 am

Jerry Brown: The View From England

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Even in Blighty, they still remember Jerry Brown. From The Guardian Governor Moonbeam is back. In one of the most remarkable stories of political resurrection in recent American history, Jerry Brown has won back the governorship of California, regaining a post he first won in the 1970s. Brown, who earned his nickname during his first […]

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November 3, 2010 | 10:40 am

Fiorina Concedes…

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KQED’s John Myers just tweeted…

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November 3, 2010 | 10:02 am

McNerney Clings to Lead in 11th Dist

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And when I say “clings,” I really mean it. From Carolyn Lochhead at the Chronicle: In the gerrymander-gone-awry California 11th congressional district, sprawling across four counties from Gilroy to Lodi, incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney is ahead 121 votes to GOP challenger David Harmer: McNerney 82,124 votes, 47.5% Harmer 82,003 votes 47.4% A third party spoiler, […]

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Morning Splash: Election Results

November 3, 2010 | 8:04 am

Morning Splash: Election Results

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The outcome, in a nutshell’s nutshell: Great night for Republicans, considerably lousy one for Democrats. Republicans just about ran the table in the House, surpassing even the upper end of projections with a 60-seat gain. That’s an even more sweeping victory than the 52-seat gain that ushered in the Newt Gingrich era in 1994. John […]

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November 3, 2010 | 12:22 am

Election Night Recap: Results

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Well we’re headed to bed over here. Quick summary of tonight’s results, from around the web: The Republicans take the House but fall short of capturing the Senate Brown defeats Whitman, Boxer defeats Fiorina, Newsom defeats Maldonado Prop 19, legalization of marijuana, loses Prop 23, suspension of global warming law, loses Prop 25, reducing the […]

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