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  • Vote remains close on Prop. 29 tobacco tax ballot initiative

     
    The vote count for the June 5 tobacco tax ballot initiative remained tight Tuesday as elections officials across California continued tallying hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, Proposition 29, was losing by 17,534 votes – or...
  • California Republican chairman lays out game plan for 2012

     
    California Republican Party chairman Thomas Del Beccaro knows he won’t find many votes for right-leaning candidates in the Bay Area or Los Angeles. But he’s hoping his party can rally support for conservative ballot initiatives, giving...
  • Wisconsin recall: Petition names go public despite security fears

     
    Wisconsin recall petitions have been posted online. The recall petitions contain more than 1 million names asking to recall Gov. Scott Walker and four state senators; some signers have suggested the disclosures might affect their personal security....
  • Jerry Brown's tax-initiative rivals dismiss governor's concerns

     
    California Gov. Jerry Brown's worry that there will be too many tax proposals on the November ballot was dismissed Monday by two rival efforts. The proponents of rival tax initiatives for California's November ballot said voters would approved their ideas...
  • Goldberg: The folly of recall elections

    Goldberg: The folly of recall elections
    It should surprise no one that I'm opposed to the recall of Scott Walker, the Wisconsin governor whose fate will be decided Tuesday. But that's only in part because I support what he's been trying to do in the Badger State. I'm also against recalls as a...
  • Will disappointed voters recall 'Mr. Recall,' Pat Quinn?

     
    For many years, as a political gadfly, a minor elected official and then even as governor, Pat Quinn championed the idea that voters in Illinois should be allowed to recall their elected officials. The overall concept has never gained much......
  • GOP-led drive for California pension initiative dead for this year

     
    The Republican-led group California Pension Reform said Wednesday it is ending its campaign to put an overhaul of public retirement systems on the 2012 ballot. The decision was made "after determining that the Attorney General's false and misleading title...
  • Psst! Wisconsin reveals secret location of recall petitions

     
    Wisconsin recall: Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board, the agency checking and rechecking the recall petitions that have rocked the state’s political world, outed itself on Monday....
  • California Senate leader calls for paring tax proposals on ballot

     
    Democratic leaders in the Legislature are getting nervous about the possibility of three competing tax measures going onto the November ballot and voters sending all of them down in flames....
  • Pot proposition burning topic at forum

    Marijuana was a hot topic at a Thursday night forum covering the propositions on the Nov. 2 state ballot. While members of the League of Women VotesĀ  went over all nine initiatives, ranging from billion-dollar tax loopholes to climate change, many of...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...