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How to Make Sure Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot is Counted

August 21, 2014 | 7:00 am

How to Make Sure Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot is Counted

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An estimated 66,000 vote-by-mail ballots went uncounted statewide in the 2012 election in California.

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California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

April 12, 2014 | 9:00 am

California and Mississippi: Together Again at the Bottom in Elections

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New Pew Charitable Trusts study says the state lags far behind in how it conducts elections.

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Poll: Calif. Voters Back Marijuana Legalization

February 27, 2013 | 8:46 am

Poll: Calif. Voters Back Marijuana Legalization

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—A poll released Wednesday has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join the two other states that have voted to legalize recreational use of the drug. A Field Poll found that a solid majority of those surveyed this month—54 percent—support allowing weed to be sold and taxed like alcohol. That […]

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Effort to Undo California Gay History Law Fails

July 17, 2012 | 12:59 pm

Effort to Undo California Gay History Law Fails

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Opponents of a law that requires California public schools to cover the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have again failed to qualify a ballot measure that would have overturned the requirement. Pacific Justice Institute lawyer Kevin Snider said the Stop SB48 campaign did not gather enough signatures by […]

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