True to their name, many of 2020’s early voters showed up to voting centers before they even opened on Saturday, Oct. 24, the first day of in-person balloting in Los Angeles County.
For the last 25 years or so, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce has had its own Political Action Committee (PAC) to raise money and endorse candidates and propositions.
At least two local elections coming up in Long Beach on Nov. 3 have been impacted by what appears to be impersonations of candidates and current officials seeking to influence the campaigns. The impersonations, according to City Prosecutor Doug Haubert, are likely illegal.
Both the Long Beach Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library are nonprofit organizations, and as such are not allowed to endorse candidates in elections.
The Long Beach College Promise, the future of virtual learning and the role of police on campus were just some of the topics discussed during a Wednesday evening, Oct. 14, debate among the three candidates vying to represent Area 4 on the Long Beach Community College District board.
Two candidates vying to represent Area 2 on the Long Beach Unified School District board, Erik Miller and Tonia Reyes Uranga, faced off in a live-streamed debate Monday evening, Oct. 12, where they discussed equity, finances, the achievement gap and more.
Voters in Long Beach’s Sixth District have a decision to make in the Nov. 3 elections: Keep Dee Andrews as their representative on the City Council, or choose Cal State Los Angeles adjunct professor Suely Saro to fill the seat.
Candidates hoping to represent Long Beach’s Eighth District shared their plans on a variety of local issues, including how they would address homelessness, police reform and economic recovery in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, in a Thursday, Oct. 8 debate.
Dee Andrews, the incumbent in the race for the Long Beach City Council’s Sixth District seat, said Wednesday, Oct. 7, that while the district has made progress, there’s still unfinished business.
The new owners of Cindy Allen’s former business, ETA Advertising, have sued the Long Beach City Council candidate, arguing she misled them and breached the terms of their contract when she sold the business.
Voters in Long Beach’s Eighth District will choose in the Nov. 3 elections who should represent them for the next four years on the City Council: incumbent Al Austin or nonprofit director Tunua Thrash-Ntuk.
The economy, housing and parking were just some of the many issues discussed in the Monday evening, Oct. 5, debate between the candidates for Long Beach’s Second District City Council seat.
Someone stole a flag hanging at the Long Beach Police Department’s headquarters over the weekend, then replaced it with another bearing the name “Trump” and the words “Make America Great Again,” officials said Sunday, Oct. 4.
Alamitos Beach Neighborhood Association has announced a one-hour online candidate forum for the Second District City Council seat on Thursday, Oct. 8.
Cindy Allen, a candidate for Long Beach City Council’s Second District seat, has filed multiple legal complaints against her opponent Robert Fox’s campaign, including allegations of stalking, surveillance and illegal background checks — all of which Fox has denied.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Friday, Sept. 18, that the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center will serve as a county Vote Center for the Nov. 3 election.
As has become tradition before elections, the League of Women Voters of Long Beach will present a session about the ballot propositions on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.
The Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association (LCNA) in north Long Beach will sponsor an online candidate forum on Sept. 30, a week before mail-in ballots start arriving to people's homes.
Mayor Robert Garcia said Thursday, Sept. 10, he and the mayor of Oakland have created an organization to promote Medicare for All in the country as a whole.
Long Beach Assemblyman Patrick O'Donnell (D-70) is home from his sixth year in the state legislature — one he calls the strangest yet.
On Aug. 26, 1920, women across America were officially given the right to vote nationwide with the passage of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia will help deliver the Democratic National Convention’s virtual keynote speech on Tuesday, Aug. 18, with 16 others who represent the “next generation of party leaders,” officials announced.
A group calling itself Grassroots For 2nd District Accountability said in a press release Monday that it is seeking charges of felony voter fraud against candidate Cindy Allen.
A decision to break with tradition and pass over the vice president of the Long Beach Unified School District’s board when it came time to choose a new leader has caused outrage among some city and community leaders.
A campaign to recall Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia began in earnest this week when the City Clerk’s Office approved a petition to begin collecting signatures.
Following through with a threat made a month ago, the Long Beach Reform Coalition filed a lawsuit today, Monday, against Los Angeles County Clerk/Recorder Dean Logan over the county's new voting system and an aborted recount.
A local labor leader and a longtime political ally have been tapped by Mayor Robert Garcia to become the next two Long Beach Harbor Commissioners.
A recount of Long Beach’s Measure A, which passed by 16 votes, will likely begin Wednesday, April 8, according to Los Angeles County officials.
Approval of Long Beach's Measure A sales tax extension initiative had trailed from release of the first results on the March 3 election to the seventh update on Tuesday, March 24.
The Los Angeles County Clerk and Recorder’s office released the sixth update of ballots cast in the March 3 state primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday night.
Semi-final election results Wednesday left at least two local races too close to call — the Measure A sales tax extension and the candidates going into a runoff in the Eighth City Council District to face incumbent Al Austin.
With only a week before the March 3 election, a candidate for the open Second District seat on the Long Beach City Council is fighting off a number of allegations that have entangled the campaign in its final days.
The Long Beach Public Library Foundation, in partnership with the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library, have released a voters' guide of library-oriented questions and answers from City Council candidates.
Three distinct visions for Long Beach’s Eighth District were laid out before voters on Wednesday evening, Feb. 12: continue the same progress that’s been seen for the last eight years, get corporations and special interests out of local government, and make City Hall more accessible to residents.
Dozens of women signed onto a letter published over the weekend that argues Long Beach City Councilman Al Austin has shown “profound disrespect for women,” an accusation — less than a month from the March 3 election — the incumbent called a “political attack.”
Three candidates, including two-term incumbent Councilman Al Austin, are vying to represent the Long Beach City Council’s Eighth District in the March 3 election.
Three candidates vying for the Eighth District City Council seat will answer questions Wednesday, Feb. 12, at a forum presented by the Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association.
The Wrigley Association is doubling down on candidate forums, hosting panels for both the District 2 Long Beach Unified School District board seat and the Sixth District City Council seat on the same night.
Long Beach’s most recent election is at the center of a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over new voting machines that will go into widespread use during the March 3 elections.