2017 Election |

California Republicans drive recall efforts, ballot measures

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| As state Democrats head into a key election year with several legislative wins racked up, Republicans are finding ways to push their agenda outside of Sacramento.

Compton voters reject proposed salary increases

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In Compton, voters rejected a salary increase for the mayor and City Council members. Elsewhere in L.A. County, voters weighed in on other issues and offices.

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California candidate's phone texts creeping out some voters

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At least one candidate in the state 51st Assembly District race has taken to texting voters, a campaign tactic that some voters say is a turnoff.

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13 candidates vying for state Assembly seat Oct. 3

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Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent out beginning Tuesday to voters in the 51st State Assembly District in Los Angeles, which includes neighborhoods like Chinatown.

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Jimmy Gomez sworn into Congress Tuesday

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California’s newest congressional member took his oath of office on Tuesday to represent the 34th district, but the lengthy transition has been controversial.

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A slump in young voters during midterm elections

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A research group found the drop in midterm turnout has to do with age. Young people vote at higher rates in presidential elections and much lower rates during midterms.

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34th Congressional District race wraps up with low turnout

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The special election to fill the U.S. House seat once held by Xavier Becerra drew about 14 percent of registered voters, making for another low turnout in Los Angeles.

Secretary of State denies again that California had elections breach

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The state's top elections official, responding to a Bloomberg News report, says no breach occurred in the 2016 presidential election in California.

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