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Regional Elections

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  • Putin allies keep hold on power in local Russian elections

     
    In local and regional elections marked by low voter turnout and fresh allegations of polling fraud, Russian leader Vladimir Putin's United Russia party claimed a landslide victory....
  • Proposition 8 author vows to fight for Assembly seat

     
    The author of Proposition 8 is vowing to continue his fight for an Assembly seat in the Sacramento suburbs, despite an earlier pledge to drop out if he failed to finish first in the June primary. Andy Pugno, who drafted......
  • Tobacco tax vote count continues, gap almost cut in half

     
    The vote count for the tobacco tax on last week’s primary ballot narrowed again Tuesday as elections officials across California tallied hundreds of thousands of uncounted ballots. The measure, known as Proposition 29, was losing by just over 33,...
  • Villaraigosa says he'd like to be governor of California [updated]

     
    As Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa prepares to take the gavel for the Democratic National Committee’s national convention in Charlotte this summer, Yahoo! News asked whether the termed-out mayor could be the nation’s first Latino...
  • Greece's political deadlock continues as coalition talks fail

     
    Greece entered a second week without a government as the leader of a hard-line leftist party, which seeks to tear up the country's international bailout agreements and their related austerity measures, pulled out of talks to form a coalition leadership,...
  • Primary election night: Winners and losers

     
    California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests....
  • Yes on 29 campaign refuses to concede on tobacco tax initiative

     
    Proponents of the tobacco tax initiative on Tuesday’s state ballot refused to concede Thursday, saying they still hope to overcome the current 1.4% margin of defeat as elections officials across California tally an estimated 1 million uncounted...
  • Pasadena councilman targeted for recall over NFL-Rose Bowl vote

     
    A Pasadena councilman is facing a recall campaign over his support for an ordinance that cleared the way for negotiations to bring professional football to the Rose Bowl. Recall proponents on Thursday filed a notice of intent to circulate a......
  • Voter fraud allegations widen in Vernon

     
    The city of Vernon on Wednesday was roiled by allegations of widespread voter fraud, including charges that outsiders were brought in to influence the city’s first competitive election in years. The Chamber of Commerce says that nearly 30% of the......
  • U.S. general: Syria's Assad likely to stay in power 'for some time'

     
    Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, said Tuesday that embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad is likely to remain in power "for some time."...
  • India officials name suspect in bombing of Israeli vehicle

     
    In an apparent break in last month’s bombing of an Israeli diplomatic vehicle, Indian police produced a suspect in court, identified by local media as a 50-year-old Indian journalist who worked for an Iranian news agency....