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Long Way To Go Before All San Diego Ballots Are Counted

Long Way To Go Before All San Diego Ballots Are Counted

Nov. 11
By Tom Fudge

The San Diego County Registrar of Voters said there are still more than 500,000 ballots to be counted.

Roundtable: Trump Wins, Chargers Lose: Parsing The Results Of Elect...

Roundtable: Trump Wins, Chargers Lose: Parsing The Results Of Election 2016

Nov. 11
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Who could have predicted a President Donald J. Trump? Turns out some people did. Measures C and D lost, predictably, but the size of the win by opponents to Lilac Hills, not so much.

San Diego State Investigates Hate Crime, Vandalism Found At UC San ...

San Diego State Investigates Hate Crime, Vandalism Found At UC San Diego

Nov. 9
By Megan Burks

Campus police say the suspects allegedly made comments about President-elect Donald Trump and Muslims before stealing a student's belongings.

Protests Continue In San Diego: 'I Woke Up ... And I Just Panicked'

Protests Continue In San Diego: 'I Woke Up ... And I Just Panicked'

Nov. 10
By KPBS News, Katie Schoolov

About 200 students protested Donald Trump's election as U.S. president at San Diego State Thursday. Wednesday night hundreds flooded the streets of downtown San Diego to denounce the election outcome.

Small Lead For Endangered Incumbent Darrell Issa

Small Lead For Endangered Incumbent Darrell Issa

Nov. 10
By Associated Press

The eight-term congressman led by 2 percentage points, or about 4,000 votes of some 183,000 counted. He said he's confident his lead would hold, while his opponent's campaign is "cautiously optimistic."

San Diego Climate Scientists Are Not Optimistic About A Trump Presi...

San Diego Climate Scientists Are Not Optimistic About A Trump Presidency

Nov. 9
By David Wagner

They're worried about the effects his administration could have on international climate agreements and the future of global warming research in the U.S.

Cross-Border Region Reacts To Trump Victory With Fear

Cross-Border Region Reacts To Trump Victory With Fear

Nov. 9
By Jean Guerrero

Latinos and other minority groups held a protest, and pedestrians at the world's busiest border crossing expressed anxiety.

Voters Reject Lilac Hills Measure

Voters Reject Lilac Hills Measure

Nov. 8
By Alison St John

In a statement, supporters of Measure B say the election won't be their last effort to get Lilac Hills Ranch approved.

Team Owner Dean Spanos Said He Won't Decide Chargers' Next Steps Un...

Team Owner Dean Spanos Said He Won't Decide Chargers' Next Steps Until After Season

Nov. 8
By Erik Anderson, KPBS News

San Diegans soundly rejected the NFL team's proposal to build a stadium in downtown. Spanos said he won't make any decisions until the regular season is over.

Board Appointee Appears To Have Won San Diego School Board Seat

Board Appointee Appears To Have Won San Diego School Board Seat

Nov. 8
By Megan Burks

With all precincts reporting, board appointee Sharon Whitehurst-Payne leads LaShae Collins in the race to represent schools in the southeastern region of the city. Some provisional and mail-in ballots remain uncounted.

 Donald Trump's Victory Sets Off Protests In San Diego

Donald Trump's Victory Sets Off Protests In San Diego

Nov. 9
By KPBS News, Associated Press

Demonstrations were ongoing Wednesday afternoon at San Diego City College following a rally at UC San Diego, where a woman sustained injuries.

Gomez Lead Continues To Grow In San Diego's Council District 9

Gomez Lead Continues To Grow In San Diego's Council District 9

Nov. 8
By Tarryn Mento

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Gomez is ahead by nearly 1,000 votes but many mail and provisional ballots are still left to be counted.

Election Roundup: The Results And What They Mean For San Diego County

Election Roundup: The Results And What They Mean For San Diego County

Nov. 9
By Megan Burke, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

The 2016 election is over. The nation has a new president, California gets a new senator and recreational marijuana is legal. KPBS Midday Edition breaks down how the results could affect San Diegans.

Local GOP, Democratic Party Consultants Weigh In On Trump's Election

Local GOP, Democratic Party Consultants Weigh In On Trump's Election

Nov. 9
By Tom Fudge

One Republican says a Trump presidency won’t be good for the party.

2016 Goes To GOP — K And L Could Shore Up Future Elections For Demo...

2016 Goes To GOP — K And L Could Shore Up Future Elections For Democrats

Nov. 8
By Andrew Bowen, KPBS News

Measures K and L have passed in San Diego. Measure K requires mandatory runoffs in November, while Measure L requires citizen's initiatives and referenda to be voted on in November.

Democrat Incumbent Supervisor Dave Roberts Holds Slight Lead As Vot...

Democrat Incumbent Supervisor Dave Roberts Holds Slight Lead As Vote Count Continues

Nov. 8
By Alison St John

The race for San Diego County Supervisor in the 3rd district remains close. Incumbent Democrat Dave Roberts leads with 51 percent of the vote over his challenger, Republican Kristin Gaspar’s 49 percent.

With All Precincts Reporting, Measure A Shy Of Two-Thirds Vote

With All Precincts Reporting, Measure A Shy Of Two-Thirds Vote

Nov. 8
By Andrew Bowen

SANDAG's Measure A to boost the sales tax to fund transportation projects was headed for defeat Wednesday morning. Some provisional and mail-in ballots remain uncounted.

Peters Retains 52nd Congressional District Seat

Peters Retains 52nd Congressional District Seat

Nov. 8
By KPBS News, Steve Walsh

Democratic incumbent Rep. Scott Peters will retain his congressional seat.

Elliott Maintains Lead In Race To Be City’s Next Lawyer

Elliott Maintains Lead In Race To Be City’s Next Lawyer

Nov. 8
By KPBS News, Claire Trageser

With all precincts reporting, Democrat Mara Elliott leads with 56.6 percent of the vote. Some provisional and mail-in ballots remain uncounted.

Californians Favoring Reform Of Death Penalty Over Repeal

Californians Favoring Reform Of Death Penalty Over Repeal

Nov. 8
By City News Service

The death penalty will remain on the books in California, with voters rejecting a bid to abolish the punishment, but a competing measure designed to speed up executions was too close to call.

Measure D: Citizens' Plan Coming Up Short

Measure D: Citizens' Plan Coming Up Short

Nov. 8
By Erik Anderson, KPBS News

San Diegans rejected Measure D, which would have redirected tourism financing, barred an onsite expansion of the convention center and set uses for Qualcomm Stadium if it's abandoned by the Chargers.

Issa Maintains Lead In Race For 49th Congressional Seat

Issa Maintains Lead In Race For 49th Congressional Seat

Nov. 8
By KPBS News, City News Service, Steve Walsh

Rep. Darrell Issa seems to have retained his seat in San Diego's 49th District, following a close contest with retired Marine Col. Doug Applegate.

California Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

California Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

Nov. 8
By Associated Press

California voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday allowing recreational marijuana in the nation's most populous state, handing the legalization movement its biggest victory yet.

California Voters Enhance State's Already Tough Gun Laws

California Voters Enhance State's Already Tough Gun Laws

Nov. 8
By KPBS and Marisa Lagos / California Counts

California voters on Tuesday expanded some of the nation's toughest gun control measures by banning possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines, requiring background checks for ammunition sales and speeding the seizure of firearms from owners who are no longer allowed to own them.

PHOTOS: San Diegans React To Stunning Trump Victory

PHOTOS: San Diegans React To Stunning Trump Victory

Nov. 8
By KPBS News

Locals gathered in downtown San Diego Tuesday to watch results roll in and celebrate — or brace for — a new president.