Below are the “semi-official” results from local voter registrars after last night’s count. Vote-by-mail ballots are still being counted, and with the low voter turnout (29.9 percent statewide), this means in some places a third or more of the ballots have not yet been counted. For some measures, this means the tide could yet turn, […]
While you’re standing in line waiting for your turn to vote, be glad that you don’t have to weigh in on every fiscal measure on the ballot. According to the California Taxpayer’s Association, Californians will vote today on over 200 measures that propose to raise money via bonds or taxes for a variety of services. […]
Even as I type this, polls have been open for just over an hour throughout California. As a 501c(3) public charity, Streetsblog doesn’t endorse candidates, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about the election at all. So go ahead Streetsbloggers, talk about favored (or un-favored) candidates and ballot propositions and experiences voting below.
It’s not supposed to be this way. When a candidate earns the endorsement of a newspaper, it is supposed to be a big moment for the campaign. A sign of momentum. A building block to create real inroads in a community. But for County Supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl, the endorsement from the Beverly Hills Courier […]
(Update: This is a first. The Courier didn’t get one thing wrong in its editorial, it got two things wrong. Sheila Kuehl has responded. The full text of which is available at the end of the story. The highlight: “I strongly support fully building the Purple Line and never said anything indicating I would take any […]
Sustainable transportation advocates from all parts of the city have weighed in on a draft proposal to repair large parts of the city’s road and sidewalk infrastructure through a fifteen-year half-cent sales tax increase. While they pretty much agree that the current proposal is better than previous ones, “better” still isn’t good enough, especially when […]