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  • Campaign cash pours into 26th Senate District race

    SACRAMENTO -- The contest for the 26th Senate District seat has drawn a flood of money to candidates seeking to fill the seat being vacated by state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. Candidates were required to disclose...
  • Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote

    Lessons for California in Tuesday's vote
    Ah, the smart money. It said Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich might walk away with a win in the district attorney's race Tuesday, even without a November runoff. Turns out the smart money was just big money and not all that smart after all....
  • Candidates pick up pace as elections filing nears

     
    As the Dec. 30 official start of next year’s campaign season nears, the pace is picking up for those already seeking seats in the state Legislature, mostly in the Assembly: In the San Fernando Valley’s new 46th District, businesswoman...
  • Valley Democrats endorse Torie Osborn for Assembly

     
    San Fernando Valley Democrats endorse activist Torie Osborn. Candidates are trying to flood Democratic clubs with supporters ahead of endorsement votes....
  • Torie Osborn wins Assembly race endorsement at Malibu forum

     
    Activist Torie Osborn wins endorsement of Malibu Democratic Club. But there's some controversy over how the club does endorsements....
  • Some Democrats win a nearly clear path to state party backing

     
    Reps. Linda Sanchez and Janice Hahn cross an important threshold on their way to earning the endorsement of the California Democratic Party next month. Some Assembly candidates also score big in endorsement fights against fellow Democrats....
  • L.A. County labor federation picks its candidates

     
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor announced the candidates it is endorsing in this year's congressional and legislative races. Labor's support can be crucial in close contests in strongly Democratic districts....
  • Torie Osborn hopes to ‘friend’ voters

     
    Assembly candidate Torie Osborn is trying out a new Facebook system for finding volunteers' "friends" who can vote for her. She's competing in a hot four-way race for two runoff slots....
  • Election day: Legislative races to watch

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. With independently drawn districts and new voting rules, much uncertainty surrounds the 80 Assembly seats and 20 state Senate seats up for grabs Tuesday. Below is a list of......
  • Primary election night: Winners and losers

     
    California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests....
  • Outcomes remain uncertain in some California primary contests

     
    Several California congressional and Assembly races remained too close to call. Local election officials are still counting some ballots....