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California Reduces Penalty for Lower-Level Crimes

California Reduces Penalty for Lower-Level Crimes

California voters approved a ballot initiative that will reduce penalties for low-level drug and property crimes. Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Attempt to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap Defeated

Attempt to Raise Medical Malpractice Cap Defeated

Voters on Tuesday soundly defeated a proposal to lift a decades-old cap on courtroom damages for medical negligence,... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
California Voters Pass $7.5 Billion Water Bond

California Voters Pass $7.5 Billion Water Bond

Californians struggling through a historic drought overwhelmingly approved a massive plan to invest in the state's... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Newsom Re-elected Lieutenant Governor

Newsom Re-elected Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Gavin Newsom defeated a lesser-known Republican Tuesday to coast to a second term as California's... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
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A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Contentious D52 Race Comes to End for Peters, DeMaio

Contentious D52 Race Comes to End for Peters, DeMaio

Marked by attack ads, sexual harassment allegations and a campaign headquarters break-in scandal, one of the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
San Diegans Head to Polls, Say It’s

San Diegans Head to Polls, Say It’s "Civic Duty"

Election Day has finally arrived. NBC 7’s Elena Gomez reports from a polling station in North Park about the latest... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
New Low in Voter Turnout Projected

New Low in Voter Turnout Projected

Voters in California are going to the polls Tuesday to decide key issues from drug-testing medical professionals to... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Election Websites Go Down in CA Counties

Election Websites Go Down in CA Counties

Contra Costa County's elections website was down Tuesday due to a problem with a web hosting company that is... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Florida voters re-elected Republican Rick Scott as governor and delivered another big political defeat to the once... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Polls Open for 2014 Gubernatorial Election

Polls Open for 2014 Gubernatorial Election

NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports from Hillcrest before polls open in the November election. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
What Mail-In Ballots Mean for D52 Race

What Mail-In Ballots Mean for D52 Race

More than one of out of every five ballots in the 52nd Congressional District race has already been cast. Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
State Superintendent Candidates Out in Full Force

State Superintendent Candidates Out in Full Force

Candidates running for State Superintendent of Public Instruction are trying to get last-minute votes across... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
New Report Rekindles 52nd District Race Scandal

New Report Rekindles 52nd District Race Scandal

New allegations from a second former campaign staffer have rekindled the controversy Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Conn. Governor, GOP Challenger Face Off in Last Debate

Connecticut's Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his Republican challenger Tom Foley faced off in their last... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Biden Visits San Diego in Final Hours of Election

Biden Visits San Diego in Final Hours of Election

Vice President Joe Biden came to San Diego Saturday to weigh in on one of the tightest races in the country, the... Watch »

Nov 1, 2014
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