Congressman David Valadao has conceded the race for the California 21st Congressional District, his office announced Thursday.
The city of Bakersfield may yet see a sales tax increase. Measure N, the ballot measure to increase the sales tax 1 percent, appeared to be within just 14 votes of passing late Monday following another update from Kern County Elections.
T.J. Cox, the Democratic candidate for the 21st Congressional District seat, pulled within 447 votes — four-tenths of a percentage point — of Rep. David Valadao on Wednesday.
Democrat TJ Cox has pulled within a scant 930 votes of David Valadao, the Republican incumbent, in the 21st Congressional District, Secretary of State’s office show.
Andy Vidak spent Wednesday and Thursday at his ranch in Orosi, where he has 20 acres of lemons. He cleared his head from the stress of election night — and a shocking, 3,000-vote deficit — by working on fixing a water trough that services some cattle of his father's.
One day after Democrats wrested control of Congress away from Republicans, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wasted no time in launching a bid for the role of minority leader, Politico reported Wednesday.
Democratic challenger Melissa Hurtado held on to win a tight, back and forth race with Republican incumbent Andy Vidak for a state Senate seat on a night when the GOP otherwise won by comfortable margins in local races for state and congressional seats.
Incumbent David Couch decisively defended his seat on the Board of Supervisors Tuesday night, overcoming a disruptive redistricting process that threatened to change the dynamic of the board — and most likely still will.
An infusion of oil and gas money into the Arvin City Council race seemed to be doing the trick late Tuesday — but then, Wednesday morning, came the final numbers.
At 2 a.m., 32nd Assembly District representative Rudy Salas trailed challenger Justin Mendes, a Hanford Republican, by a scant 48 votes with just four dozen precincts left to be counted.
LOS ANGELES — California voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to repeal a gasoline tax increase that the Legislature approved to fund road and transportation projects.
LOS ANGELES — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California was leading Tuesday in her bid for a fifth full term against a challenge from a fellow Democrat, state Sen. Kevin de Leon.
An evening of upsets, upheaval and nail-biting started with a bang Tuesday in Bakersfield — a car vs. precinct crash that one might call votus interruptus.
No one was surprised when early voter numbers on Election Night showed Bakersfield incumbent Congressman Kevin McCarthy outpacing challenger Tatiana Matta by nearly 2-1 in the race for the 23rd Congressional District.
LOS ANGELES — Democrat Gavin Newsom was elected California governor Tuesday, ensuring harsh criticism and resistance to President Donald Trump will continue from the top official in the nation's most populous state.
WASHINGTON — Democrats were gaining significant ground in the battle for House control Tuesday night, while Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed verdict in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.
Democrats appeared to have locked up control of the House of Representatives Tuesday night, depriving Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy of a likely promotion to speaker of the House.
Bakersfield City Council candidate Gilberto de la Torre is crying foul over the Kern County District Attorney's Election Day announcement that he was being charged with election fraud.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy, who is staring down a monumental election, will not be in Bakersfield today as he usually is on Election Day. He flew this morning from Bakersfield to Washington D.C., his spokesman Matt Sparks said.
Nov. 6 marks Election Day across the country. Big races from the local to federal levels are taking place throughout California and the nation.
Bryan Colebrook, a candidate for the Kern High School District board of trustees, stormed out of an on-air radio interview Tuesday afternoon, saying he had been "set up" by the host's persistent questions about a controversial campaign mailer.
Seeking to help sweep the blue wave over Bakersfield, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom stopped by Bakersfield briefly on Tuesday evening to stump for candidates Melissa Hurtado and TJ Cox.
Californians who missed the Oct. 22 deadline to register or update their voter registration for the Nov. 6 election can still participate. A new option known as conditional voter registration allows eligible citizens to register and vote on the same day, today through Election Day, according…