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

Nov. 11, 2016
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

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.

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

Nov. 9, 2016
By Megan Burks

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

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

Nov. 10, 2016
By Katie Schoolov, KPBS News

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.

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Small Lead For Endangered Incumbent Darrell Issa

Nov. 10, 2016
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."

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San Diego Climate Scientists Are Not Optimistic About A Trump Presidency

Nov. 9, 2016
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.

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Cross-Border Region Reacts To Trump Victory With Fear

Nov. 9, 2016
By Jean Guerrero

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

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Voters Reject Lilac Hills Measure

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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Board Appointee Appears To Have Won San Diego School Board Seat

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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Donald Trump's Victory Sets Off Protests In San Diego

Nov. 9, 2016
By Associated Press, KPBS News

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

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

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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

Nov. 9, 2016
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke, 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.

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

Nov. 9, 2016
By Tom Fudge

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

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

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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Peters Retains 52nd Congressional District Seat

Nov. 8, 2016
By KPBS News, Steve Walsh

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

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

Nov. 8, 2016
By Claire Trageser, KPBS News

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

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Californians Favor Reform Of Death Penalty Over Repeal

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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Measure D: Citizens' Plan Coming Up Short

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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Issa Maintains Lead In Race For 49th Congressional Seat

Nov. 8, 2016
By City News Service, KPBS News, 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.

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California Voters Approve Recreational Marijuana

Nov. 8, 2016
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.

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California Voters Enhance State's Already Tough Gun Laws

Nov. 8, 2016
By KPBS Staff 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.

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PHOTOS: San Diegans React To Stunning Trump Victory

Nov. 8, 2016
By KPBS News

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

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First Out Of the Gate, Harris Never Looked Back In U.S. Senate Race

Nov. 8, 2016
Scott Shafer / KQED

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has seized the state’s open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer.

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San Diego's Minority Voters Get Free Rides To Polls

Nov. 8, 2016
By Jean Guerrero

A non-partisan 'party bus' is driving around communities south of Interstate 8 to increase turnout among minority groups.

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San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

Nov. 8, 2016
By City News Service, KPBS News

After months of being inundated with political ads, contentious debates and endless commentary, voters in San Diego County and across the nation head to the polls Tuesday for the General Election.