California primary election feature

California primary election feature

Alameda seeks poll workers for June primary

Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election…

SF seeks bilingual poll workers for June election

The San Francisco Department of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming June election…

Labor activists submit SF minimum wage ballot initiative

Labor activists submit SF minimum wage ballot initiative, raise to $15 an hour by 2017, nearly 40% increase.

Yee’s case exposes the complexity of political donations

The grand jury indictment of Leland Yee has exposed the complex system of political donation in elections…

Santa Clara County ballot measures

The Santa Clara County November ballot has seven measures that need its voters to decide on Novmeber 5…

SF Prop D wants city to lower drug costs

舊金山公共衛生局,去年購買處方藥就花了超過2,300萬元。這數字在過去五年內,提高了25%。目前,市府買藥不是統一去買…

SF Prop A to protect retiree healthcare benefits

SF Prop A to protect retiree healthcare benefits…

Joe Tuman announces plans to run for Oakland mayor in 2014

College professor and political commentator Joe Tuman announced he will run against Mayor Jean Quan in the 2014 election…

Arizona’s citizenship proof law illegal

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked states from independently demanding proof of citizenship from people registering to vote…

Norman Yee wins the SF District 7 supervisor’s race

Norman Yee wins the District 7 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors race by 12,505 votes, which is 132 votes ahead of FX Crowley…

Alameda transportation tax measure fails

Nearly two weeks after the November election, Measure B1 has missed the required two-thirds passage by several hundred votes…

Asian-Americans make historic gains in Congress

A record number of Asian-Americans will serve in the next Congress, and several achieved groundbreaking firsts in last week’s elections…

Obama wins second term

President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican Mitt Romney in a hard-fought race in which the economy was the dominant issue…

Problems at some US voting polls

One voting machine in Pennsylvania lit up for Mitt Romney when a voter pressed the button for President Barack Obama. The machine was recalibrated…

Governor’s tax initiative slips

California’s undecided voters will determine the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative as the latest public opinion survey shows support slipping below the majority needed for passage…

Chinese Candidates for Fremont Mayor and Councilmember

On November election, Steve Cho is running for Fremont Mayor, and Sue Chan is reelecting for the councilmember…

San Francisco sets up election fraud hotline

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon today announced the creation of a hotline that will allow city residents to report election fraud…

FUSD school board candidates

Six candidates including three Chinese are running for Fremont Unified School District school board in November election…

SF Prop C

距離選舉日剛剛好是四個星期,在三藩市選舉中有一項C提案,建議設立房屋信託基金,支持可負擔房屋的發展…

San Jose to vote on minimum wage increase

Those for and against San Jose’s ballot Measure D, which would raise the city’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, held dueling press conferences Monday…

SF Richmond district safety

舊金山列治文區最近持械行劫的個案有上升趨勢,區內兩名華裔市參事候選人都表示非常關注治安問題,並各有對策…

Prop 30 and Prop A

有華人權益團體支持加州的30號加稅提案,和三藩市向屋主增收79元地稅的A提案,分別幫助加州公立學校和三藩市市立大學,解決面臨的財政問題,但有反對人士則認為,公立學校的財政問題不應由民眾負責…

2012 National Asian American Survey

最新的全國亞裔調查報告出爐,亞太裔成為增長速度最快的族裔,預計今年總統大選會有近60萬新登記的亞裔選民,他們的影響力不容忽視…

California launches online voter registration

加州的網上選民登記系統即日起投入運作,合資格投票的公民,在網上完成選民登記後,可以參與11月舉行的總統大選…

The Bay Area presidential campaign

距離總統大選還有三個多月,灣區兩黨陣營也為各自支持者展開助選宣傳…

Hetch Hetchy restoration supporters sumbit signatures

號召恢復優山美地國家公園Hetch Hetchy山谷原貌的團體,今天宣佈已經收集超過15,800個簽名,達到申請選舉提案的要求…

Pension reform implications

由於全美多個州府和市府,近年財赤不斷,因此要求改革的呼聲越來越高。以南灣聖荷西為例,市政府每年在養老金方面的支出…

May 21 is voter registration cutoff date

統計數據顯示,2008年的總統選舉,雖然有許多年輕人出來投票,但是在Santa Clara縣…

Voters to go green

With recent changes to state and municipal laws, voters now are allowed to go green by opting out of receiving Voter Information Pamphlets and Sample Ballots by mail, and accessing it online instead…