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  • 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....
  • Bloom lead over Butler narrows in Assembly race

     
    Richard Bloom's lead over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler narrowed to just 79 votes, according to the latest updated ballot count. The two Democrats are locked in one of the closest races in the state....
  • Bloom declares victory in tight Westside Assembly race

     
    Santa Monica Mayor Richard Bloom declared victory over Assemblywoman Betsy Butler after his lead grew to 1,246 votes Wednesday. County election officials still are counting ballots from the Nov. 6 election and plan another update on Friday....
  • With Assembly win, Democrats bolster their supermajority

     
    California Democrats appear to have bolstered their historic supermajority in the Assembly. Final election results released Sunday by Los Angeles County elections officials showed Democrat Steve Fox beating Republican Ron Smith by 145 votes in a...
  • 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....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown beefs up protection of domestic violence victims

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills to help protect domestic violence victims...