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Stories with person: Alex Padilla
  • August date set in suit over California primary deadline 
    Updated: May-24-16 8:28 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - A federal judge has set an Aug. 18 hearing date in a lawsuit filed by a Bernie Sanders supporter seeking to extend California's voter registration deadline ahead of the primary election, meaning the plaintiffs likely won't get a hearing before the state's June 7 primary.

  • Clerks rush to handle influx ahead of California primary 
    Updated: May-08-16 1:06 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California elections clerks braced for an influx of work this year as they prepared for unexpectedly close presidential primary contests at the same time proponents readied petitions for dozens of measures hoping to qualify for the November ballot.

  • California Legislature approves $16 million for June primary 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 1:31 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - California's Legislature is approving $16 million to help county election officials deal with a surge of interest in the June primary and a crush of petition signatures for ballot measures.