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Election 2014

voter guide for election 2014

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District 6 Candidates To Discuss Public Safety, Infrastructure At Mira Mesa Forum

Sept. 2
By Tarryn Mento
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Republican Chris Cate and Democrat Carol Kim will answer questions on public safety and other key issues facing San Diego City Council District 6, which includes the communities of Rancho Penasquitos, Mira Mesa, Miramar, Clairemont and Kearny Mesa.

San Diego County Supes Accept Gifts And Thanks, Despite Rules To Prevent It

Sept. 2
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Organizations that receive grants through San Diego County's Neighborhood Reinvestment Program sometimes give county supervisors gifts and recognition. And some supervisors accept these gratuities, despite rules set up to avoid the appearance of influence buying.

San Diego County Special Elections Could Become Vote-By-Mail Only

Sept. 2
By Claire Trageser
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Under a California bill, the San Diego County Registrar of Voters could hold special elections by mail, sending every registered voter a ballot with a return stamp already on it.

A Battle For Voters' Signatures To Overturn San Diego's Minimum Wage Hike

Aug. 27
By Claire Trageser
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Opponents of San Diego's minimum wage increase have three weeks left to collect nearly 34,000 signatures from voters to force the issue on to a ballot. Otherwise, the minimum wage will rise to $9.75 an hour on Jan. 1.

PACs Back Incumbents; Just Ask Rep. Scott Peters

Aug. 28
By Joe Yerardi
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Two years ago, when Democrat Scott Peters successfully challenged Republican Rep. Brian Bilbray in the 52nd Congressional District, most of the PAC money went to Bilbray. This year, Peters is getting money from 100 PACs that gave to his opponent in 2012.

South County School Corruption Case Inspires Campaign Law

Aug. 26
By Matthew Bowler

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez said the corruption scandal in the Sweetwater Union High School District inspired her to write a new law that would forbid public school administrators from raising money for school-board candidates.

Federal Judge Nixes Most Of Mexican Businessman's Requests

Aug. 25
By Tarryn Mento
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In the latest development regarding a Mexican billionaire’s alleged funding of U.S. campaigns, a federal judge Monday denied most of the defense's requests for discovery.

Why Three North County Cities Canceled Their Elections

Aug. 21
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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What happens if a city holds an election and only one person runs? If those cities are San Marcos, Del Mar and Solana Beach, there is no election.

Escondido Councilwoman Now Supports Initiative To Develop Golf Course

Aug. 21
By Jill Replogle
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Escondido City Councilwoman and mayoral candidate Olga Diaz says she's supporting a developer's initiative to put homes on a former golf course. Nearby residents want it to remain open space.

Feds Allege Mexican Billionaire Has Long History Of Criminal Activity

Aug. 20
By Tarryn Mento
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Federal prosecutors say a Mexican billionaire at the center of a campaign finance scandal in San Diego has a long history of criminal activity.

November Ballot Set: No School Bond, Lawmaker Suspension Measures

Aug. 20
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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Legislative proposals to add a school bond and constitutional amendment allowing lawmakers to be suspended without pay to California’s November ballot have stalled.

Gov. Jerry Brown Agrees To Debate GOP Rival

Aug. 19
Associated Press
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The Democratic governor has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, before the November election.

Brown Sends $7.5 Billion Water Plan To Ballot

Aug. 14
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The governor and lawmakers were driven to action by the state's historic drought, which has forced farmers to fallow their fields and cities to implement fines and rationing.

California Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Revamped Water Bond

Aug. 13
Fenit Nirappil, Associated Press
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The proposal that emerged after hours of negotiations between Gov. Jerry Brown and leaders from both parties totaled $7.5 billion, with $2.7 billion dedicated to storage.

Probe Of Illegal Campaign Contributions To San Diego Politicians Taking Shape

Aug. 4
By Amita Sharma
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Prosecutors say Mexican billionaire Jose Susumo Azano Matsura was the source of a scheme to commit campaign finance fraud "on a scale not seen in San Diego history."

Roundtable Tackles Migrant Crisis, Congressional Politics, For-Profit Colleges

Aug. 1
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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On the Roundtable: House conservatives block Obama's funding request; Carl DeMaio runs against the Republican platform; and the state says for-profit colleges target vets.

California Gubernatorial Candidate Lives As Homeless Person For A Week

July 31
Associated Press
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California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.

Governor Praises New Supreme Court Nominee

July 23
By California Capitol Network
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Governor Jerry Brown says Stanford Law Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is smart and even-tempered.

San Diego City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Wage

July 14
Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser
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The San Diego City Council voted Monday to raise the city's minimum wage as an ordinance, meaning it won't go to a public vote. What's next-a veto by the mayor, possible signature-gathering campaign by opponents? We take a look.

San Diego City Council Ratifies June 3 Primary Election Results

July 14
By City News Service
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Voters re-elected three city council members and set up a November general election showdown between Chris Cate and Carol Kim in a district centered around Mira Mesa.

DeMaio, Peters On Climate Change, Immigration, Guns, Marijuana

July 11
By Claire Trageser
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Carl DeMaio and Scott Peters, the candidates running for the 52nd Congressional District seat, answered 10 questions posed by KPBS.

Peters Denounces Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling; DeMaio Responds

July 2
By Claire Trageser
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Both candidates in the hot race for the 52nd Congressional District seem to be on the same page regarding the Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision.

Roundtable: More Darrell Issa, More Funds For County Supervisors, No Shelter In Escondido

June 27
Midday Edition
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Is Darrell Issa a watchdog? A grandstander? A little of both? Escondido says no to sheltering immigrant children. County supervisors say yes to doubling their discretionary funds and more development in the Cleveland National Forest.

California Voters To Weigh Reducing Some Felonies To Misdemeanors

June 27
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio
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The initiative on the November ballot would reduce sentences for some low-level drug possession, petty theft and check forging crimes by classifying them as misdemeanors instead of felonies.

Republicans Make Push For Latino Vote

June 27
By Jill Replogle
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As the midterm elections approach, Republican groups are amping up efforts to wrest Latino votes from the Democrats.

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