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  • The Los Angeles Times' endorsements in the Nov. 4 elections

     The Los Angeles Times' endorsements in the Nov. 4 elections
    Many aspects of the Nov. 4 election have an old and familiar ring for the generation of Californians who went to the polls 40 years ago. Jerry Brown first ran for governor in 1974 and is running again, this time for a fourth term. Henry Waxman first ran...
  • Brown makes small-town campaign stop as Kashkari courts city voters

    Brown makes small-town campaign stop as Kashkari courts city voters
    Gov. Jerry Brown held his grand finale as a gubernatorial candidate Saturday before a warm, jeans-clad crowd in this tiny Colusa County farm town, forgoing the glare of the big city on the final weekend before the Nov. 4 election to be near his family's...
  • A low voter turnout isn't good for California

    Remember Willie Stark, the charming, corrupt character in "All the King's Men"? He had it right. "If ya don't vote, ya don't matter!" he shouted while barnstorming for governor. That was in the 2006 movie version of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer...
  • 5 Things Hollywood Will Be Watching For in the Midterms

    How are Hollywood Democrats feeling about Tuesday's elections? In one word: dread. With signs over the weekend that some key Senate races were moving toward Republicans, hopes were on chances that the polling is wrong, that Democrats will come through in...
  • A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions

    A voter guide to California's boring but important ballot propositions
    Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. Some, in fact, are game-changers. Why else would the medical profession and insurance companies be spending well over $100 million to beat back...
  • Poll finds support for Gov. Brown and his ballot measures

    Poll finds support for Gov. Brown and his ballot measures
    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is coasting to a historic fourth term with record-high approval ratings, and the ballot measures that he has made the centerpiece of his reelection bid — a water bond and a rainy-day fund — are also supported by a...
  • Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown

    Neel Kashkari concedes governor's race to Brown
    Neel Kashkari conceded the governor's race to incumbent Jerry Brown at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa on Tuesday night.  Kashkari appeared before a crowd of around 100 supporters at 8:24 p.m., entering the room to Michael Jackson’s...
  • Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term

    Gov. Brown coasts to historic fourth term
    California voters decisively elected Gov. Jerry Brown to a historic fourth term Tuesday, a rare bright spot for Democrats on a night when Republicans celebrated huge victories in the rest of the nation. Brown handily defeated GOP challenger Neel...
  • Voters head to the polls early on election day

    Voters head to the polls early on election day
    The opinion that politicians are doing a decent job may not be widely heard, but that was the view of Sharon Pruhs, the first voter in line at Ramona Hall in Highland Park. She mostly voted for incumbents Tuesday morning, including Gov. Jerry Brown and...
  • After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid

    After loss, Kashkari ruminates on his unsuccessful gubernatorial bid
    In lieu of interviews, failed GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday released a 7,000-plus word treatise on his neophyte run for elected office against Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown. The article is largely a rationale for and...
  • California GOP survives, barely, to fight another day

    When political neophyte Pete Peterson was thinking about running for California secretary of state, his mentor urged him on with surfer logic: "Sometimes you need to be the guy in the water when the wave hits." The mentor was former Secretary of State...