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Pérez Ends Recount; Concedes Controller’s Race To Yee

July 18, 2014 | 4:30 pm

Pérez Ends Recount; Concedes Controller’s Race To Yee

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John Pérez is calling off a 15-county recount and conceding the state controller’s race to Betty Yee.

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Recount in State Controller’s Race Headed to Second Week

July 18, 2014 | 8:30 am

Recount in State Controller’s Race Headed to Second Week

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Review of ballots cast will enter its second week with very little change from June 3 election results.

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Pérez Launching Recount in State Controller’s Race

July 6, 2014 | 2:21 pm

Pérez Launching Recount in State Controller’s Race

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Former Assembly speaker to pay as much as $3 million to see if he can reverse a narrow loss in primary.

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Yee Appears to Have Edged Pérez in Race for State Controller

July 1, 2014 | 12:01 am

Yee Appears to Have Edged Pérez in Race for State Controller

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A duel between Democrats appears to have ended with Betty Yee squeaking past John Pérez by 484 votes.

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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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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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Dilemma for Democrats in Race for State Controller

May 29, 2014 | 12:30 am

Dilemma for Democrats in Race for State Controller

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Popular Republican’s arrival in the race means just one of two powerful Democrats will survive primary.

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Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

May 8, 2014 | 2:23 pm

Brown, Legislature Reach Deal on Rainy Day Fund

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Ballot measure would require state to create a budget reserve by setting aside surplus tax dollars.

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California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

March 18, 2014 | 8:52 am

California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

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Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, will replace John Pérez and inherits a supermajority.

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Budget Deal Reflects Unfamiliar Problem: How to Spend a Surplus

June 11, 2013 | 5:20 pm

Budget Deal Reflects Unfamiliar Problem: How to Spend a Surplus

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It’s certainly easier to reach an agreement when you’re negotiating how to spend extra money rather than where to cut funding. A full five days before the June 15 deadline for passing a state budget, Gov. Jerry Brown, Assembly Speaker John Perez and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg reached agreement Monday on a $96 billion […]

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