Sacramento County Local News: Elections & Politics


All Local Elections & Politics News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/23/2024
Of all the races on your ballot, the least information is often available on local judges. Here are some ways to find out more about these candidates.

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02/21/2024
In his decision, a judge agreed that the alleged white nationalists were being selectively prosecuted instead of 'far-left extremist groups, such as Antifa.'

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02/21/2024
On one side: Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ advocacy group. On the other side: Protect Kids California, a parents rights organization.

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02/19/2024
With the dust settled after the Feb. 19 bill introduction deadline, the California Legislature’s count for new bills this year is 2,124.

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02/19/2024
Although African Americans comprise 6.5% of California’s population, Black candidates are contesting for 11.5% of California’s congressional seats, 23.8% of state Assembly seats and 30% of state Senate seats.

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02/16/2024
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.

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02/15/2024
Candidates vying to take the seat of outgoing Supervisor Sue Frost on the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors faced off at a recent forum, sharing with voters their differing perspectives.

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02/15/2024
Immigration enforcement lowers students’ ability to succeed academically and negatively affects their overall learning experience.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/14/2024
The six candidates vying to be Sacramento’s next mayor fielded questions about homelessness, gun violence and police accountability at a candidate forum held at the Greater Sacramento Urban League.

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02/14/2024
After Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said the city erred in notifying the public about Measure C, a Sacramento County spokesperson said election officials won’t investigate whether the measure is legally on the ballot.

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02/13/2024
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The lines for Sacramento’s District 4 have been redrawn and local politicos are waiting to see what that means.

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02/12/2024
A suite of five bills introduced this weeks seeks to protect election integrity from bad actors using AI, especially on social media.

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02/11/2024
Companies and organizations spent more than $480 million on lobbyists who sought to influence the Legislature, the governor’s office and state agencies.

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02/09/2024
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With the primary election rapidly approaching, Sacramento voters will be bombarded with political mailers, emails, texts and calls.

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02/09/2024
“We must be able to provide a city that we want to continue to invest in and be a place that our children want to raise their families,” Phil Pluckebaum says.

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02/09/2024
Why she’s running for reelection: “There is clearly still have a lot of work to do. I want to keep working on solutions that will keep people housed, build more access to opportunities, and prepare us for the future.”

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02/09/2024
Some Sacramento County voters will be asked to weigh in this March on who should represent them on two local school boards, the Sacramento County Office of Education and Twin Rivers Unified School District.

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02/08/2024
The funds would help California ports expand to handle giant wind turbines and other equipment. California’s first offshore wind farms are on a fast track off Humboldt County and Morro Bay.

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02/08/2024
The new top Democrat in the state Senate announces his leadership team and new committee chairpersons. He rewarded some allies, and filled five of seven leadership posts with women or legislators of color.
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