Primary Election 2006

The race for Governor, Secretary of State and key propositions as well as local races and voting issues.

   

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  • Touch Screen Voters Can See Printed Ballot
    For the first time ever, San Joaquin County will be using touch screen voting machines, with a printed ballot voters can see.
    Tuesday, May 16, 2006
  • Time Running Out To Register To Vote
    Time is running out for Sacramentans who want to vote in the upcoming June 6th primary.
    Wednesday, May 17, 2006
  • On-Time Budget?
    1986. That was the last time the state legislature passed a budget by the Constitutional deadline. Now lawmakers and analysts alike are saying they might finally get there again this year.
    Friday, May 19, 2006
  • California: Political A-T-M?
    Over the past month, both the President and the Vice President have visited California. The visits are indicative of just how lucrative a Golden State visit can be.
    Monday, May 22, 2006
  • Cheney Visits California
    Vice President Dick Cheney is in California on a two-day fund-raising tour to help Republican Congressional candidates. Cheney was greeted by protesters when he arrived at an event in Sacramento Monday.
    Monday, May 22, 2006
  • Sacramento County Still Needs Poll Workers
    The Sacramento County Registrar of Voters needs your help.
    Tuesday, May 23, 2006
  • Bond Measure Would Pay For Repairs At Sierra College
    There’s a measure on the June 6th ballot that would give Sierra College in Rocklin a $78 Million makeover. But as Steve Milne reports, opponents of Measure B say it would create an unfair tax.
    Monday, May 29, 2006
  • Voters Still Undecided
    With the primary election looming, recent polls show a lot of voters are still undecided about the Democratic race for Governor.
    Monday, May 29, 2006
  • Low Candidate Response to Issue Survey
    California primary candidates apparently are not eager to talk about the issues likely to face them in office. That’s the finding of a new test by Project Vote Smart.
    Tuesday, May 30, 2006
  • Duplicate Absentee Ballots Mailed Out In Sacramento
    About 18 hundred absentee voters in Sacramento have received duplicate ballots -- some because of a computer glitch at the Registrar of Voters’ office.
    Wednesday, May 31, 2006
  • Sacramento Library
    Sacramento Library
    Prop 81: Bond Measure Would Provide Money For Libraries
    Though voters will be deciding on the big bonds to shore up levees and roads in November, there is one bond on the June ballot. Proposition 81 would provide money for libraries.
    Wednesday, May 31, 2006
  • Prop 82 Would Make Preschool a Constitutional Right
    An initiative on the June 6th primary ballot would ensure that all California children go to pre-school. In fact, Proposition 82 would make it a constitutional right, with the funding coming from a tax on the wealthiest Californians.
    Thursday, June 1, 2006
  • Davis Voters To Decide On Park Tax
    Voters in Davis are being asked to renew a $49 a-year tax that officials say the city needs to keep the parks green.
    Thursday, June 1, 2006
  • Fairly Low Primary Turnout Predicted
    Voter turnout is expected to be fairly low for Tuesday’s primary election. The Secretary of State says there are some signs that voters are frustrated.
    Friday, June 2, 2006
  • Strong Candidates Vie For Lt. Gov Office in Primary
    It's not a powerful office, and it traditionally hasn't been a stepping stone to the Governor's chair. So why are three state senators and the Insurance Commissioner interested?
    Sunday, June 4, 2006
  • Voters To Decide On SMUD Expansions
    There’s a measure on Tuesday's election ballot that asks Sacramento County voters whether SMUD should be required to submit all future expansion projects to an advisory vote of its customers. Steve Milne has more on Measure H.
    Monday, June 5, 2006
  • Yolo County Needs A Few Last Minute Poll Workers
    Yolo County’s Registrar of Voters is still looking for a few more poll workers to work tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6th, Primary Election day.
    Monday, June 5, 2006
  • Registrars Try To Make Voting Easy But There Are Snafus
    County registrars are trying to make the voting process as easy as possible in the primary election, but the disabled may encounter problems in some places.
    Monday, June 5, 2006
  • Vote Count Delay Possible
    If you’re hoping to go to bed Tuesday night, knowing who’s won the major statewide races, you may be disappointed. A hiccup in one large, very Democratic county may hold results up.
    Monday, June 5, 2006
  • Voters Grapple With Democratic Primary Race for Governor
    Voters have had a hard time making a choice in the Democratic race for governor. We’ll examine the race, the candidates and an indecisive electorate.
    Monday, June 5, 2006
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    Poll Workers a No-Show In San Joaquin County
    Some voters were turned away from polls this morning in San Joaquin County because of a shortage of precinct workers.
    Tuesday, June 6, 2006
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    Primary: Governor's Race Down To The Wire
    With polls showing them neck and neck, the two front-runners in the Democratic race for Governor have been taking advantage of every last moment to get-out-the-vote.
    Tuesday, June 6, 2006
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    Measure H Wins
    Voters in Sacramento County have approved Measure H – which means SMUD will now have to submit all future expansion projects to an advisory vote of its customers.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Schwarzenegger Begins The Campaign
    With the dust barely settled on Phil Angelides’ Democratic Primary win, Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is kicking off his campaign for a second term with a bus tour.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Sacramento County Has New Sheriff
    Undersheriff John McGinness handily won over his opponent, former deputy Bret Daniels.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Incumbent Wins Big Bucks Placer County Race
    Republican Placer County supervisor Robert Weygandt will remain in office for a fourth term.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Some Voters Happy To Cast Their Ballots
    Sacramento County voters went to the polls yesterday to cast their ballots in the primary election. Despite low turnout, some voters said they were proud to take part in the election.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
  • Phil Angelides
    Phil Angelides
    Angelides Versus Schwarzenegger in November
    State Treasurer Phil Angelides has won the Democratic primary race for Governor.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Pombo Wins Race for 11th Congressional District
    Republican Pombo has decisively beaten moderate Republican, former Congressman Pete McCloskey.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Prop 81: Library Bond Goes Down in Defeat
    Backers of Proposition 81 say they are “surprised and disappointed” that voters rejected the 600 million dollar library bond.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Secretary of State Says Election Went Well
    Despite reports of equipment problems and poll-worker no-shows at some polling places around the state, California’s Secretary of State says the primary election went fairly smoothly.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Democrats Call for Post Election Unity
    Though the Democratic candidates for Governor are likely still licking their wounds after a bruising campaign, Democrats are already talking about uniting behind the winner for the general election.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    Prop 82: Voters Give Preschool Initiative A Failing Grade
    A measure that would have provided universal pre-school for all California children failed to pass in Tuesday's primary election.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    California Primary Election Wrap Up #1
    A newscast summary of election results from the KXJZ News Team.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006
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    California Primary Election Wrap up #2
    A newscast summary of election results from the KXJZ News Team.
    Wednesday, June 7, 2006