A new poll shows that Republican candidates for governor and Senate in California are still far behind their Democratic opponents among Hispanic voters.
The latest poll of the California governor's race shows Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown tied at 41 percent. Many voters remain undecided, so upcoming debates will be crucial.
Legalizing recreational marijuana use would make it a lot cheaper and drive up consumption, according to a new study. This could doom Prop. 19, even in happy-go-lucky California.
Incumbent Senator Barbara Boxer of California has lost a double-digit lead in the polls since January in the race for her reelection. Political analysts say such voter restlessness so early in the race may mean change is on the horizon.
With a $20.7 billion shortfall expected over the next 18 months, the California budget crisis remains severe. Economic recovery may help ease the budget crunch, but many say true reform is needed.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval rating is now at 27 percent according to a new poll. It's the second lowest rating for a California governor in 50 years – and the legislature's is worse.
On Super Tuesday, they approved measures to expand slot machines. But they declined to amend term limits for state lawmakers.