An Oakland ballot measure creating a public campaign financing option and strengthening transparency in election spending passed with strong support.
A ballot measure would create a public campaign financing option in Oakland, called "Democracy Dollars," and increase transparency of who is spending to influence city elections.
The Fair Elections Oakland coalition has launched an effort to pass a public campaign financing program—called "Democracy Dollars"—like the vouchers used in Seattle elections since 2017.
A review of public records suggests the Newsom administration's actions may have been inappropriately influenced by his lobbyist friend's firm.
California’s Prop 22 could set back labor standards, particularly for nonwhite workers, for decades.
Vice president candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has gone easy on Facebook and tech giants for years, and in her 2020 presidential bid she was rewarded with many maxed-out contributions from Silicon Valley executives.