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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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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

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

Nov. 8
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.

San Diego's Minority Voters Get Free Rides To Polls

San Diego's Minority Voters Get Free Rides To Polls

Nov. 8
By Jean Guerrero

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

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

San Diego County Voters Head To The Polls

Nov. 8
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.

First San Diego Voting Results Could Be Significant Indicator

First San Diego Voting Results Could Be Significant Indicator

Nov. 7
By Alison St John

When polls close at 8 p.m., Tuesday, the Registrar of Voters will release an initial tally of the mail-in ballots the office has already counted.

On Historic Election Day, San Diego World War II Veterans Reflect O...

On Historic Election Day, San Diego World War II Veterans Reflect On Lifetime Of Voting

Nov. 7
By Susan Murphy

For some members of the so-called Greatest Generation, Election Day is more than just the candidates and issues. Casting a ballot is a way to pay tribute to those who have fought courageously to protect America’s freedoms and right to vote.

Election Officials Anticipate 3/4 Turnout Among San Diego's Registe...

Election Officials Anticipate 3/4 Turnout Among San Diego's Registered Voters

Nov. 7
By City News Service

County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said he expects turnout to be around 72 to 77 percent.

Mid-City Group Urges City Heights Voters To Bridge Turnout Gap In D...

Mid-City Group Urges City Heights Voters To Bridge Turnout Gap In District 9

Nov. 7
By Tarryn Mento

A Mid-City nonprofit aims to boost the number of ballots cast on Election Day in a San Diego City Council district that saw poor voter turnout rates during the primary election.

Thousands Of San Diegans Came Out To Vote This Weekend

Thousands Of San Diegans Came Out To Vote This Weekend

Nov. 7
By City News Service, KPBS News

The office at 5600 Overland Ave. will continue to accept all county voters 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and starting at 7 a.m. Election Day.

Near Finish Line, Kamala Harris Campaigns For Other Races

Near Finish Line, Kamala Harris Campaigns For Other Races

Nov. 7
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

The California Senate frontrunner has steadily polled 20 percentage points over her challenger, fellow Democrat Loretta Sanchez.

Percentage Of Registered Voters In California Hits 20-Year High

Percentage Of Registered Voters In California Hits 20-Year High

Nov. 7
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

About 78 percent of the state's eligible voters are registered — higher than it’s been in two decades.

Opponents Of Lilac Hills Development Won’t Have To Reveal Campaign ...

Opponents Of Lilac Hills Development Won’t Have To Reveal Campaign Donors

Nov. 7
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

A nonprofit behind a six-figure contribution to a group opposing the proposed Lilac Hills Ranch development in Valley Center will not have to disclose its donors before the election.

Chargers Run Up The Score On Other San Diego Political Donors

Chargers Run Up The Score On Other San Diego Political Donors

Nov. 7
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

In the last year, the team has contributed more money to a political campaign than anyone else in the city as it tries to persuade voters to support the ballot measure that would allow construction of a downtown stadium.

#ShowUsYourMailers Roundup: Here Are The Mailers You Sent In

#ShowUsYourMailers Roundup: Here Are The Mailers You Sent In

Nov. 4
By Claire Trageser

KPBS has been asking listeners and readers to send in the mailers they've received for our ongoing #ShowUsYourMailers series. Here's a roundup of some we've received.