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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...
  • Butler, Howorth enter contest for Ted Lieu Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO -- The field of candidates competing for the coastal Senate district seat being vacated by Ted Lieu grew Wednesday with former Assemblywoman Betsy Butler and Manhattan Beach Mayor Amy Howorth, both Democrats, announcing their candidacies....
  • Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded

    Race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman likely to be crowded
    Rep. Henry Waxman's sudden announcement Thursday that he would retire after 20 terms set off wild guesswork among political power brokers in California about who would run to replace him. “Waxmania!” declared Democratic consultant Sean...
  • Several California races still too close to call

     
    Election night tallies in several Congressional and legislative races left open the possiblity the outcomes could change when provisional and remaining absentee ballots are counted....
  • California voters head to the polls

     
    After months of politicking and hundreds of millions of dollars in television ads, voters head to the polls in what is expected to be one of the most expensive and competitive elections in California history....
  • Bakersfield area Assembly race called, 2 others still being counted

     
    Democrat Rudy Salas Jr., a Bakersfield city councilman, has won election over Republican Pedro Rios in the 32nd Assembly District. Races in Orange County and L.A. still were being counted....
  • Gap shrinks in close Assembly race

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom's election night lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler narrowed to 103 votes Friday, when county elections officials updated their ballot tallies. The next update is scheduled for Tuesday....
  • Bloom widens lead over Butler in tight Westside Assembly race

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom had widened his lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, according to the latest update in the ongoing ballot counting. County election officials plan to count additional ballots on Monday....
  • Richard Bloom's small lead grows over Betsy Butler for Assembly

     
    Nearly two weeks after the election, Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom’s lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler (D-Marina del Rey) has grown to 291 votes. With more than 160,000 votes counted and thousands of provisional ballots still being tallied,...
  • Butler slips farther behind Bloom in latest vote update

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom pulled farther ahead of Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, according to the latest ballot update Monday. The two Democrats competed for the 50th Assembly District seat in one of the closest elections in California on Nov. 6....
  • New ethnic voters fortify California Democratic majorities

     
    Democrats' overwhelming victory in California on election day was driven by Latino, Asian and African American voters, who made up a record 40% of the state’s electorate, according to exit poll data. Mark DiCamillo, director of the Field Poll, said....