With their original recall campaign falling short, organizers of an effort to oust Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon announced today they have formed a new political committee and will start again from scratch. ... read more »
The election to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom is about a week away.
Some mail-in ballots have already been counted. In person voting is now possible at voting centers and voting continues by mail, ... read more »
In a runoff election held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Councilwoman Emma Sharif was elected Mayor of the City of Compton. Sharif who defeated newcomer Christian Reynaga by almost 10% of the vote is replacing Mayor Aja Brown who after 8 years decided not to seek re-election. ... read more »
As grief and despair over the racially-disproportionate impact of the COVID pandemic and police brutality erupted in unrest across America’s cities this summer, the National Urban League mobilized to channel the protests in the streets into power at the polls. ... read more »
In a speech given in English, Mr Kenyatta called for the decision to be respected. But in comments to supporters made in Swahili, he denounced the judges as “wakora” (crooks) and claimed that their decision was the work of “whites” and “homosexuals”. ... read more »