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Special Coverage: Election 2010 - Radio Archive

A collection of reports by KQED Radio productions, including KQED Radio News, The California Report and Forum. Reports are listed in reverse chronological order.

The California Report | Friday, Oct 14, 2016, 8:50 AM

Proposition 54 Would Bring New Transparency Rules to the Legislature

Proposition 54 is being touted by supporters as a way to bring more transparency to the state Legislature. It would generally require a bill to be in print for 72 hours before it can be passed. Critics say the waiting period would be exploited by lobbyists and special interest groups to kill bills they don't like.

The California Report | Thursday, Oct 13, 2016, 8:50 AM

Organizing the Homeless Vote

With upcoming ballot measures in Los Angeles and San Francisco that could have a big impact on their lives, there's a renewed effort to ensure those without a home, or at risk of homelessness, will at least have a vote.

The California Report | Thursday, Jul 28, 2016, 8:50 AM

At DNC, Prominent Californians Set Stage for HIllary Clinton

Hillary Clinton formally accepts her party's nomination for president Thursday night -- the culmination of what seems like an endless primary season. Wednesday night in Philadelphia, several Californians played prominent roles in setting the table for Clinton's candidacy, including Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former CIA Director Leon Panetta.

The California Report | Monday, Jul 25, 2016, 8:50 AM

Democratic Divide at DNC in Philadelphia

Hillary Clinton may have won the endorsement of former rival Bernie Sanders in her quest for the White House. But the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia is off to a rocky start as party leaders struggle to unify.

The California Report | Thursday, Jun 16, 2016, 8:50 AM

How a Small Indian Tribe Bested Donald Trump in a Casino Deal

Donald Trump has been campaigning on his reputation as a great dealmaker. But Jesse Marx, a reporter at The Desert Sun, published an article recently that suggests that not all of Trump's deals have been that great. We talk with him about how the 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians teamed up with Trump to build a casino more than a decade ago -- and got the better end of the deal.

The California Report | Friday, May 06, 2016, 8:50 AM

California's GOP Senate Candidates Struggle for Attention

Of the five candidates vying to replace U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, three of them are Republicans. Can you name them? As part of our California Counts election coverage, we'll tell you why those Republicans are having a hard time getting attention -- even from their own party.

The California Report | Thursday, May 05, 2016, 8:50 AM

Loretta Sanchez Touts D.C. Credentials in a Year of the Outsider

It's easy to forget that in California we have a U.S. Senate race going on. Sen. Barbara Boxer is retiring, and only one candidate to replace her has any experience in Congress: Loretta Sanchez. Of course, in the year of the outsider, it's no surprise that Sanchez has denied being an insider. As part of our California Counts election coverage, we find out how the Orange County Democrat is regarded on Capitol Hill.

The California Report | Wednesday, May 04, 2016, 8:50 AM

Drawn to Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face a Test of Commitment

With Senator Ted Cruz suspending his campaign on Tuesday, it looks like the presidential race in November will be between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. Now the hunt for voters intensifies. One group of voters that could be especially powerful? Young people.

The California Report | Monday, May 02, 2016, 8:50 AM

California Democrats Choose Convention Delegates

On Sunday, California Democrats held caucus events to choose delegates to represent the party at the national convention this summer. Registered Democrats could choose to attend either a Bernie Sanders or a Hillary Clinton caucus within their Congressional district. We stopped by a Bernie Sanders event in Oakland, and a Hillary Clinton event in Sacramento.

The California Report | Monday, May 02, 2016, 8:50 AM

Trump Poses a Love-Hate Quandary for California Republicans

California Republicans wrapped up their convention this weekend. For the first time in years, the Spring gathering of the state GOP was the focus of national media attention as the presidential hopefuls now focus on winning delegate-rich California. Former Gov. Pete Wilson rarely makes big speeches these days. But the 82-year-old Republican made a surprise appearance at the GOP convention Saturday to give an impassioned endorsement of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. It sounded just as much like an indictment of Donald Trump.

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