Money in Elections |

Charter advocates recalculate after school board loss

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| Charter and education reform advocates helped fund ads, canvassers and consultants working to elect Alex Johnson. At about $100 per vote, is it money well spent?

Election 2014: Which Californian has the most cash for November?


Congressional candidates have reported their latest campaign contribution totals to the Federal Election Commission. California's two top republicans have the advantage.


California elections watchdog reviewing Inglewood allegations


California's Fair Political Practices Commission said Wednesday a KPCC investigation of misuse of public funds at Inglewood schools has raised red flags.

8 reasons to care about the recount in the state controller's race


A statewide election recount is uncharted territory in California. Here's why Perez v Yee should interest every voter.

Inglewood school funds were used to attack school board candidate


Public funds meant to educate Inglewood students were instead used to benefit a board member’s re-election campaign in 2009, court testimony and interviews show.

Broadcast TV stations must post political ad buy docs online


A pilot program of the FCC that put four big local station's data online now expands to include all broadcast TV stations in the area

California calls for constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United


California joins Vermont in supporting an amendment. If 34 states join the call, Congress would be required to hold a constitutional convention to draft a new law

The life — and death — of a surprise drought measure


It was buried in an energy appropriations bill: money diverted from habitat restoration to farmers for water. But it did not survive.