Tag: Kamala Harris
In a move that came as a surprise to many out-going mayor Gavin Newsom appointed the San Francisco police chief as the new Distric Attorney, filling newly elected Attorney General Kamala Harris’ vacant position.
California’s elected leaders and congressional delegation are reacting to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords and others were shot at a shopping area in her home district this morning, while she held a “Congress On Your Corner” public gathering. Several Democratic heavy-hitters attended House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s New Year’s celebration for residents […]
And now it’s really, really over. Today, Kamala Harris decided it was time to accept last week’s concession by Steve Cooley in the Attorney General’s race, thus officially assuming the title of California Attorney General-Elect. Harris gave a statement with a Q & A follow-up this morning in L.A. A similar event is scheduled for […]
UPDATE 1:08 P.M. Steve Cooley didn’t participate in the media conference call today conceding the AG race to Kamala Harris, leaving it to a campaign consultant to field questions. But a statement from the candidate himself has been posted on the campaign’s web site. A couple of interesting remarks: “It is unfortunate that someone who […]
According to LA Weekly, it is. This blog post takes you through the math. In order to win the race, Cooley would have to win the remaining uncounted votes by a margin of 72-20. The likelihood of that happening is extremely close to zero. One of his best counties was Orange County, and his margin […]
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 […]