Midterm Election 2006

Arnold Schwarzenegger vs. Phil Angelides

   

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  • President Bush Makes Fundraising Visit for Local Candidates
    President Bush was in Reno Monday and Stockton and El Dorado Hills on Tuesday. As Brian Bahouth reports three candidates in our region are hoping to benefit from the presidential visit.
    Tuesday, October 3, 2006
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    Bush Campaigns For Doolittle
    President Bush was in El Dorado Hills Tuesday to raise money for Republican Congressman John Doolittle.
    Tuesday, October 3, 2006
  • Poll Finds Angelides' Strategy Not Working
    A new poll shows gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides' attempt to push a connection between President Bush and Governor Schwarzenegger isn't working.
    Tuesday, October 3, 2006
  • Supporters And Protestors Turn Out To See President
    Supporters turned out to cheer the President’s motorcade…during his visit to the largely Republican El Dorado County. But they were joined by protestors as well.
    Tuesday, October 3, 2006
  • "Paperless Campaign"
    There’s one Assembly candidate who’s asking her supporters *not* to put up yard signs for her campaign. That’s because she’s going “paperless.”
    Thursday, October 5, 2006
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    Debate Victor Still Being Determined
    Saturday night, the two gubernatorial candidates faced off in the only debate of the election. Though both sides are spinning the victory their way, some analysts say it may be too soon to tell.
    Sunday, October 8, 2006
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    Three Years Since Recall Election
    It was an historic moment in California politics… Three years ago voters recalled their Governor and chose his replacement. One analyst says it was a message from voters on what they want from their politicians.
    Monday, October 9, 2006
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    The Governor's Vetoes and Bill Signings: Tracking the Numbers
    A Capitol staffer who tracks the number of bills Governors sign and veto each year says you can learn a lot from that information.
    Monday, October 16, 2006
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    Attorney General's Race
    A former Governor and a soon-to-be termed out state Senator are vying for the role of California’s Attorney General. Beyond the barbs in what’s become a nasty race, each has stated goals for the office—some that are fairly similar.
    Monday, October 16, 2006
  • Measure K Will Decide Target's Future In Davis
    This past summer, the Davis City Council voted to let Target build a store in town. But the issue was so controversial that council members decided to give voters the final say on Election Day.
    Tuesday, October 17, 2006
  • Proposition 89: Public Funding for Campaigns
    If approved in November, Proposition 89 would create a public funding source for future campaigns. Supporters say it will allow candidates to shun big donations. Opponents say it won’t work.
    Tuesday, October 17, 2006
  • Board of Equalization Primer
    One of the races you’ll be voting on next month is your district’s Board of Equalization member…..but there’s often little attention to what the Board actually does.
    Monday, October 23, 2006
  • Disparate Candidates Unite Under Anti-Sprawl Umbrella
    As communities across the west struggle with growth related issues, a diverse collection of activist candidates are joining forces in Reno, united in their opposition to rapidly expanding development.
    Monday, October 23, 2006
  • Prop. 88: What's It All About?
    Its major backers have all-but abandoned the measure financially, but many are still urging passage of Proposition 88. Additionally, the ballot measure has also attracted a very diverse group of opponents.
    Tuesday, October 24, 2006
  • The Skinny on Prop. 84
    The multi-billion dollar public works propositions aren’t the only bonds you’ll be voting on next month. There’s also Prop. 84.
    Wednesday, October 25, 2006
  • Glitch Fixed In Yolo Voting Machines
    Yolo County is rolling out electronic voting machines for the first time this coming Election Day. And despite an initial glitch, election officials say they’ll be ready to go on November 7th.
    Wednesday, October 25, 2006
  • Registrar Says Erroneous Absentee Ballots Found
    The Sacramento County registrar is confident all absentee ballots sent out with missing information have been found.
    Thursday, October 26, 2006
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    New Poll Shows Widening Gap in Gubernatorial Race
    A new poll shows the gap is increasing between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democrat Phil Angelides in the race for Governor.
    Thursday, October 26, 2006
  • Controller's Race
    The two major-party candidates for Controller have some things in common: They’re both from Southern California, lack strong statewide recognition, and pledge to root out waste in state government. But their approaches are very different....
    Thursday, October 26, 2006
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    Proposition 85: Parental Notification Requirement
    Supporters of a measure that would require parents be notified before their daughters have abortions are hoping they’ll have better luck with voters this year. A similar initiative was rejected in last year’s Special Election.
    Monday, October 30, 2006
  • A Guide to Proposition 90
    One of the most controversial and complex measures you’ll be voting on this November is at the very end of the ballot.
    Monday, October 30, 2006
  • Proposition 1B: The Transportation Bond
    Of the five-part bond package lawmakers put on the ballot this election, the largest is 1B. That’s the measure which would set aside nearly 20 billion dollars, mostly for roads and transit.
    Tuesday, October 31, 2006
  • Big Money Backers: Propositions 86 and 87
    This is shaping up to be a very expensive election….and two measures on the ballot stand out: Propositions 86 and 87. Marianne Russ and Jenny O'Mara report.
    Wednesday, November 1, 2006
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    The State Treasurer's Race
    The state Treasurer’s race is one that’s been under the radar. The two candidates are Democrat Bill Lockyer, who is currently the state Attorney General and Republican Claude Parrish who serves on the Board of Equalization.
    Wednesday, November 1, 2006
  • Lieutenant Governor's Race: Candidates Vow Change
    This year, both the Democratic and Republican candidates for Lieutenant Governor say they plan to make their mark in the position.
    Wednesday, November 1, 2006
  • Target Davis: A Tale of Two Shoppers
    Voters in Davis will decide whether to approve the city’s first big box retail store – a Target. For a personal view of the controversial measure Jeff Hudson goes shopping with two Davis residents who have opposing views on the issue.
    Wednesday, November 1, 2006
  • Prop 1A Tightens Rules On Gas Tax Use
    Most of the 6% sales tax you pay for gas is used for transportation projects in California. Sometimes the state dips into those revenues to help ease budget deficits. But that won’t be happening much anymore if voters approve Proposition 1A.
    Thursday, November 2, 2006
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    Proposition 83: New Policies and Penalties for Sex Offenders
    Proposition 83 includes a lengthy list of changes to how sex offenders will be sentenced and monitored… Supporters say it will protect children. Critics have raised several concerns—among them the costs.
    Thursday, November 2, 2006
  • Outreach Program Successfully Targets Young Voters
    Placer County's Registrar of Voters has started an outreach program that has young voters registering and getting to the polls in record numbers.
    Friday, November 3, 2006
  • Insurance Commissioner's Race
    The Insurance Commissioner’s job isn’t high profile, but the position is actually pretty powerful. It involves regulating insurance companies – and enforcing codes. Here's more on the two major-party candidates vying for the post.
    Friday, November 3, 2006
  • Absentees May Delay Ballot Count
    California’s Secretary of State says we may have to wait for the results of some tight races this week.
    Friday, November 3, 2006
  • Delta Levee Break
    Delta Levee Break
    Prop 1E: The Bond To Repair California's Levees
    Californians will go to the polls on November 7th to vote on Proposition 1E, officially known as the “Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Act of 2006.”
    Saturday, November 4, 2006
  • Sacramento County Voter Turn Out
    It looks like Sacramento County is going to have a larger voter turnout in tomorrow’s election than is predicted statewide.
    Monday, November 6, 2006
  • Proposition 1D: School Bond
    Proposition 1D would authorize a ten billion dollar bond to improve public school facilities. Supporters it would relieve overcrowding and improve earthquake safety. Backers call it fiscally irresponsible. Nora Gregory reports.
    Monday, November 6, 2006
  • Governor's Race: A Primer
    Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides spent a busy weekend campaigning. Both have a message about what they’d do if elected – but are the messages resonating with anyone?
    Monday, November 6, 2006
  • Doolittle vs. Brown: A Tough Battle in Tahoe
    Representative John Doolittle faces a heated battle as he runs for re-election in California’s 4th congressional district, especially in the Tahoe Basin, where the environment is a key issue.
    Monday, November 6, 2006
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    Placer Co Using Touch Screens
    Placer County is using touch-screen voting machines for the first time Tuesday.
    Monday, November 6, 2006
  • Arena Tax Rejected
    As expected, Sacramento County voters said “no” to a new arena.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • SMUD Expansion Defeated
    SMUD’s Yolo County annexation plan went down to defeat Tuesday.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Bond Measures Championed by Governor, Democrats Approved
    We can look forward to a lot of building over the next decade. That’s because Californians approved a record 37 billion dollar group of public works bonds last night.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Winners and Losers Among Initiatives
    Bond measures championed by the Governor and Democratic legislative leaders were among the easy winners in this election while initiatives that were the focus of great expense went down in defeat.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • He's Back: Governor Schwarzenegger Wins Re-Election
    Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back for his first full term. The incumbent Republican beat Democratic challenger Phil Angelides handily last night.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Nevada: tough state for Democrats
    The Democratic wave of mid term election victories did not sweep over staunchly Republican Nevada.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Doolittle wins 9th term in very close race
    In the race for California’s 4th congressional district seat, Democratic challenger Charlie Brown gave John Doolittle the toughest challenge of his political career. But Doolittle came out ahead in the predominantly Republican district.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Angelides Won't Rule Out Another Run
    State Treasurer Phil Angelides says he’s not going away and is keeping his options open… But says he has “no regrets” about the campaign that ended with a landslide win for his opponent Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    Wednesday, November 8, 2006
  • Playing Politics The Arnold Way
    A Sacramento political consultant says if Republicans want to have any success in 2008….they should take a look at Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    Monday, November 13, 2006