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2014 Election

The mid-term elections will include all seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Californians will vote for Governor, Attorney General and other statewide offices. Even-numbered districts in the state Senate will be on the ballot, as will all seats in the Assembly. In Los Angeles County, there will be elections for seats on the Board of Supervisors and for County Sheriff. The primary is June 3rd and the runoff is November 4th.

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Prop 47 signals shift in tough-on-crime stance

The passage of Prop 47, which softens penalties for theft, fraud and drug possession, signals a major shift in how Californians perceives punishment for low-level offenders.

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Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for House speaker

In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn his candidacy for House Speaker. He had been heavily favored to win his GOP colleagues' endorsement.