Gov. Jerry Brown Wins Fourth Term
Governor Jerry Brown made political history Tuesday night, cruising to re-election by winning 58 percent of the vote.
Propositions 1 and 2 Score Easy Wins
Gov. Jerry Brown's victory in Tuesday's election went beyond winning a historic fourth term in office. The state water bond that was the centerpiece of Brown's campaign won in a landslide. The governor says he's got more work to do on the state's water issues. Voters also gave their stamp of approval to Prop. 2, which aims to shore up California's rainy day funds.
Health Insurance Spending a Huge Factor in Defeat of Prop. 45 and 46
Voters defeated two statewide health initiatives at the polls Tuesday. Proposition 45 got just 40 percent of the vote, while Proposition 46 scraped together roughly 33 percent. Support for both measures dropped after massive spending from health insurance companies.
Handful of State Congressional Contests Too Close to Call
Election night may be over, but ballot counting continues in several Congressional races that remain too close to call.
Democrats Again Sweep Statewide Races
Once again, Democrats swept the races for all the other statewide offices. Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris and Dave Jones all won re-election. Why haven't state GOP leaders been able to turn things around?