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Election 2014

California Taxpayers On Hook For $2.85M Water Bond Supplemental Guide

Oct. 24
Capital Public Radio
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Two voter information guides were sent out for the Nov. 4 election because of a delay in finalizing the $7.5 billion water bond on the ballot.

Poll: Brown Retains Lead; 'Rainy Day Fund' Gaining Support

Oct. 23
Capital Public Radio
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A new poll out from The Public Policy Institute of California shows that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown maintains a wide lead over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari. Proposition 2, the "rain day fund" ballot measure is also gaining support.

Cate, Kim Battle For More Than Just A San Diego City Council Seat

Oct. 23
By Tarryn Mento
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If you don’t live in Clairemont, Mira Mesa, Kearny Mesa or part of Rancho Peñasquitos, you may be unaware of the District 6 City Council race between Democrat Carol Kim and Republican Chris Cate, but nearly $1.5 million has poured into the race.

Pro Water Bond Camp Tells Voters Why They Should Vote For Prop. 1

Oct. 22
By Erik Anderson
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Backers of the state's "water bond" and "rainy day fund" propositions unveiled four new television ads this week.

'No On 45' Campaign Coffers Continue To Grow

Oct. 22
By Kenny Goldberg
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Last week insurance companies contributed more than $12 million to defeat Propostion 45, a ballot measure that would regulate the price of health insurance in California.

Several North County Mayors Facing Challengers In November

Oct. 22
By Alison St John
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Seven of North County’s nine cities now have elected mayors. But what difference does an elected mayor make?

Poll: DeMaio Holds Slim Lead Over Peters In 52nd Congressional Race

Oct. 21
10News
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Republican Carl DeMaio and Democratic Rep. Scott Peters are in a statistical tie, according to a 10News/U-T San Diego poll released Tuesday.

Group Wants MTS To Run 'Get Out the Vote' Ads

Oct. 21
By Dwane Brown
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With the election just two weeks away, a San Diego coalition promoting social justice wants MTS to run ads encouraging people to get out and vote.

No Charges Filed In DeMaio Break-In, Sexual Harassment Case

Oct. 20
By Claire Trageser
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There is not enough evidence to file criminal charges in cases involving sexual misconduct claims against Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio and a late May break-in at DeMaio's campaign headquarters, the San Diego County District Attorney's office announced Monday.

KPBS Debuts Its Interactive Voters Guide

Oct. 20
By KPBS

KPBS has created an interactive Voters Guide as part of its coverage of the Nov. 4 election. You can type in your address and your ballot will load, along with stories and other information on the various races you'll help decide.

Pros And Cons Of California's Prop. 47

Oct. 20
Midday Edition
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Former San Diego Police Chief William Lansdowne is co-author of Proposition 47, which would reduce some non-violent felonies to misdemeanors. But others in law enforcement have concerns about "unintended consequences" of the measure.

Peters, DeMaio Trade Barbs In Latest TV Ads

Oct. 20
Midday Edition
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There has been a lot of spending on advertising in the race to represent the 52nd Congressional District. We take a look at some of that advertising and the messages it's sending.

Monday Last Day To Register To Vote In Nov. 4 Election

Oct. 20
By City News Service
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If you've moved, changed your name or aren't registered, you need to get your registration forms postmarked or turned in to the Registrar of Voters Office by the end of the day. If you register online at sdvote.com, you have until 11:59 p.m. to submit the form.

What Would Prop. 1 — The State Water Bond — Do For San Diego?

Oct. 20
By Erik Anderson
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California's punishing four-year drought sets the parched scene for Proposition 1 — a $7.5 billion water bond on the Nov. 4 ballot. Critics say most of the money won't help San Diego.

Crowded Field Vying For Tri-City Healthcare District's Board of Directors

Oct. 20
By Kenny Goldberg
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Voters in North County have the chance to choose who will sit on the Tri-City Healthcare District’s board of directors.

DeMaio On The Media: 'Muckraking' Outlets Are Low Priorities

Oct. 17
By Claire Trageser
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The subject of media accessibility came up this week at two forums with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and his Republican challenger, Carl DeMaio.

Peters, DeMaio Nail Down Positions On Net Neutrality

Oct. 17
By Claire Trageser
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Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and his Republican challenger in the 52nd District, Carl DeMaio, took on net neutrality when they fielded questions at forums this week on open government and transparency.

San Diego Hip-Hop Artists Teaming Up To Get Out The Vote Among Ex-Offenders

Oct. 17
By Megan Burks
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The San Diego ACLU and local hip-hop artists are hosting a show Friday in Barrio Logan to get out the vote among the formerly incarcerated.

Peters Narrowly Leads DeMaio In Money Race For San Diego House Seat

Oct. 16
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Campaign finance reports for July 1 through Sept. 30 show that Democratic Rep. Scott Peters out-raised his GOP opponent, Carl DeMaio, by nearly $231,571.

Poll Shows San Diegans Split On DeMaio Accuser's Sex Harassment Claims

Oct. 15
10News
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10News and U-T San Diego conducted the poll to gauge how the public is reacting to the allegations by a former aide to GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio.

San Diego Judicial Candidate Omits Law Enforcement Ties On Jury Questionnaire

Oct. 15
By Amita Sharma
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Ken Gosselin, a candidate for San Diego Superior Court judge, has been endorsed by police groups, but when called for jury duty said he had no positive or negative experience with law enforcement.

Battle Over Proposition 46 Focuses On Medical Malpractice Awards

Oct. 15
Midday Edition
By Kenny Goldberg
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The fight over Proposition 46 is proving to be one of the most expensive in this fall’s election. Supporters say it will enhance patient safety, but critics call it a money grab by trial attorneys.

Map Shows Where Mail-In Ballots Have Been Returned In Peters-DeMaio Race

Oct. 15
Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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One-quarter of the 850,000 mail-in ballots that the San Diego County Registrar of Voters Office sent out this month went to voters in the 52nd Congressional District.

One Week Left To Register To Vote In Nov. 4 Election

Oct. 13
By City News Service
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On Nov. 4 voters will decide a congressional race between Rep. Scott Peters and ex-Councilman Carl DeMaio, and a San Diego City Council race between Chris Cate and Carol Kim.

Thousands Of Mail-In Ballots Going Uncounted In California

Oct. 13
Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio
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Kim Alexander with the California Voter Foundation said thousands of ballots go uncounted each election. She says in June three percent of mail-in ballots were not counted.