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Election 2014

Salas, Aguilar Victorious In Chula Vista City Races

Nov. 4
By Tarryn Mento
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With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Mary Salas has a 4 point lead in the race for mayor over opponent Jerry Rindone, who previously served on the Chula Vista City Council.

DeMaio Ahead By 752 Votes Over Peters; Late Mail, Provisional Ballots Still To Be Counted

Nov. 4
By Claire Trageser
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With 100 percent of the votes counted — except for late mail and provisional ballots — Republican challenger Carl DeMaio holds a slim lead over freshman Democratic Rep. Scott Peters.

Incumbents Leading In California State Office Races

Nov. 4
By KPBS News, City News Service
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In addition to picking a governor, California voters weighed in on other top state offices.

Cate Defeats Kim For San Diego City Council District 6 Seat; Democrats Lose Supermajority

Nov. 4
By Tarryn Mento
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Cate's win defeats the Democrats' supermajority on the San Diego City Council and returns veto power to Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

Escondidans Nix Ballot Measure To Put New Homes On Golf Course

Nov. 4
By Jill Replogle
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Measure H is decisively defeated by Escondido voters but lawsuit from developer will continue.

Voters Reject Prop. 48, Blocking Casino Approval

Nov. 4
Associated Press
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A ballot measure that would have allowed a Native American tribe near Fresno to build a Las Vegas-style casino off its reservation was rejected at the polls.

Four Of San Diego County's Five House Members Win Easily

Nov. 4
By Claire Trageser
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The race between Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio, has been getting all of the attention, but voters easily returned the incumbents in San Diego County's four other congressional districts.

Californians Vote Against Insurance Commissioner Regulating Health Insurance Costs

Nov. 4
By Kenny Goldberg
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Proposition 45 would give California's insurance commissioner the power to reject health insurance price hikes found to be excessive.

State Measure To Make Some Nonviolent Crimes Misdemeanors Passes

Nov. 4
By Laura Wingard
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Proposition 47, co-authored by ex-San Diego Police Chief Bill Lansdowne, was being supported by 58 percent of the state's voters when the Associated Press called the measure.

Californians Drink Up $7.5B Water Bond; Measure Passes Overwhelmingly

Nov. 4
By Erik Anderson
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California lawmakers hope a massive $7.5 billion will help the state deal with a punishing four-year drought. The measure would fund a variety of water projects, possibly including the first new dams to be built in decades.

Voters Reject Drug Tests For Doctors, Medical Malpractice Proposition

Nov. 4
By Kenny Goldberg
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Proposition 46, which would raise medical malpractice awards, is trailing badly -- with 73 percent of voters rejecting it -- in early returns.

Gov. Jerry Brown Coasts Into Unprecedented Fourth Term

Nov. 4
Associated Press
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Gov. Jerry Brown made California history Tuesday as he secured a record fourth term as California governor.

Election Day: Time To Cast Your Ballot Unless You've Already Voted

Nov. 4
By Dwane Brown, Tarryn Mento
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Polls are open in San Diego County from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. You can locate your polling location online.

Will San Diegans Turn Out At The Polls Tuesday? Maybe

Nov. 3
Midday Edition
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Midterm elections don't always get voters excited, and that may be the case in San Diego County, too. A study by the National University System Institute for Policy Research predicts a turnout of 34 percent to 38 percent.

Candidates, Media Respond To Second Staffer Alleging Sex Harassment By DeMaio

Nov. 3
By KPBS
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A variety of responses have followed since KPBS published a story Sunday afternoon that a second former staffer for Republican candidate Carl DeMaio has accused him of sexual harassment.

San Diego School Board President Faces Challenger

Nov. 3
By City News Service
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Voters will decide Tuesday whether San Diego's school board president serves another term, of if an advisory committee chairwoman should take over his seat.

San Diego Election Turnout Could Be Lowest In 30 Years

Nov. 3
By City News Service
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Voter turnout for Tuesday's general election in San Diego County could be the lowest in more than 30 years.

Camp Pendleton's 1st Female Sergeant of the Guard Running For Congress

Nov. 3
By Beth Ford Roth
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More female veterans are running for Congress this year than ever before, including Marine Corps veteran Donna Dunn. Dunn holds the distinction of being first woman to serve as the Sergeant of the Guard at Camp Pendleton.

On Election Eve Candidates Make Last Push

Nov. 3
By City News Service
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On the day before the election candidates are making a last push to sway undecided voters. For voters who can't make it to the polls Tuesday the Registrar will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday..

Groups Working To Get San Diegans To Vote Tuesday

Nov. 3
By Megan Burks
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The San Diego Organizing Project and the San Diego Alliance have been working to mobilize voters to cast ballots Tuesday. They want a better turnout than the 27 percent who voted in San Diego County in June.

Second Campaign Staffer Accuses GOP Congressional Candidate Carl DeMaio Of Sexual Harassment

Nov. 2
By Claire Trageser
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Just days before Tuesday’s election in the tight race for San Diego’s 52nd Congressional District seat, a second former staffer for Republican candidate Carl DeMaio is accusing him of sexual harassment.

Busy This Election Day? Here's How To Vote Early In San Diego

Oct. 31
By Tarryn Mento
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Election Day is still a few days away, but there’s plenty of ways to vote before then.

Roundtable Rounds Up Election Races, SDUSD Graduation Rates

Oct. 31
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Scary news this Halloween: 40 percent of seniors in the San Diego Unified School District may not graduate in 2016; a candidate for judge embellished his resume; and the election is not over yet.

Biden In San Diego To Campaign For Peters In 52nd Congressional Race

Oct. 31
By City News Service
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Friday night Vice President Joe Biden will appear at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser and on Saturday morning he will speak at a rally.

Contentious Final Debate Between Peters, DeMaio

Oct. 30
By Claire Trageser
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Democratic Congressman Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio sparred over several topics, including student loans. Both want to represent San Diego's 52nd Congressional District.