The 2016 Election |

History made with Harris win in US Senate race

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| State Attorney General Kamala Harris captured the U.S. Senate seat over Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in a historic win.

Updates: Harris elected to US Senate; California votes for recreational pot

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California has chosen a new U.S. senator, legalized recreational marijuana and is deciding whether to do away with the death penalty, among other contests. We'll keep you updated throughout the night.

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Donald Trump declares victory in presidential race

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The New York businessman and political neophyte defied expectations and conventional wisdom at every stage of his campaign, including on an historic Election Day.

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California's death penalty on track to survive vote, get streamlined

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Voters lean toward rejecting death penalty repeal. Measure to expedite capital punishment ahead by a hair.

Here's what happens now that marijuana is legal in California

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Californians have legalized recreational pot, the Associated Press projects, but you can't buy it in California tomorrow and probably won't be able to until 2018.

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We asked, you told us: Your stories on #WhyIVoted

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With supervisor races, 17 ballot measures and a significant presidential decision on the line, voters stood in line, cast their ballots and flashed their stickers in the name of democracy.

At Susan B. Anthony's grave, visiting hours extended for Election Day crowds

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People were lining up to leave their "I Voted" stickers at the gravesite of the women's suffrage activist. Elsewhere, tributes popped up on Twitter and Instagram to other icons of the movement.

LA voters hit the polls early; some report delays

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Voters lined up before polls opened to cast their ballots before work. Some polling places faced longer-than-usual lines, and a handful reported voting delays because of technical problems.

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