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12:33pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

Newcomer Eric Swalwell unseats incumbent Pete Stark

Teenage supporters at an Eric Swalwell election party
Hana Baba

California’s 15th District race featured young newcomer and Democrat Eric Swalwell challenging the 39-year incumbent Democrat Pete Stark. It didn’t look too good for Swalwell ​– and even the Democratic party endorsed his rival – but last night Stark was unseated by his challenger.

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12:06pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

Young voters less "pissed off" after election

League of Pissed Off Voter member, Amy Scott
Under CC license from Flickr user ekai

President Obama is said to have won thanks to the support of his base, which includes young people. The San Francisco offshoot of the young and progressive/liberal organization calls itself the League of Pissed Off Voters, but last night, members were in a pretty good mood.

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12:04pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

San Francisco Republicans respond to election results

Harmeet Dhillon ran against incumbent Mark Leno for his state Senate seat, and also lost last night.
Artjoms Konohovs

There were about a hundred people at the official San Francisco Republican Party election night event. Most of the men were dressed in suits and many women were wearing red cocktail dresses. But the party didn't last for long. In fact, many attendees were surprised by how quickly the presidential race was decided.

“Personally, I kind of predicted... I thought he'd win for a while,” said Republican John Dennis, who lost his race against House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. He wasn't too surprised by either loss, his or Romney's.

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11:05am

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

Election results from around the State and Bay

City college students and faculty at the SF Labor Council/ SEIU election results party
Ali Budner

Updates on local and state elections from the KALW News team. 

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8:23am

Wed November 7, 2012
Election 2012

Today on Your Call: How has the 2012 election changed the state and the country?


  On today's Your Call, it’s our post-election roundup!  It's the day after Election Day, we’ll speak with Brian Leubitz of Calitics and Andrea Seabrook, former NPR reporter. What races and propositions were you watching closely and how did they do?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here. What do the results tell us about where we are today and what’s in store for the next four years? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.


Guests:

Andrea Seabrook, former NPR reporter, now the host of DecodeDC 

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