For the most part, whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump won a city in the Inland Empire hinged largely on that city’s voter registration. Cities with a plurality or majority of Democrats tended to go for Biden,
Few laws have constrained San Diego and shaped its future more than the statewide requirement that, to raise taxes for special purposes, local governments must secure two-thirds of the vote of the people.
Two elections held in the last three months have placed San Bernardino County resident Jasmin Hall in a position where she wields the most influence among a handful of African Americans serving in California water industry leadership roles.
A California appeals court should reconsider its decision last month affirming that a San Francisco tax measure brought by the public needed only a simple majority of voters to pass in 2018, a right-leaning California tax group said.
A California appeals court should reverse a lower-court ruling and find that a special parcel tax brought by the people of Oakland in 2018 needed only a simple majority to pass, the city has told the court.