Politics

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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12:00am

Tue November 6, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: What does it mean to "get out the vote" in 2012?

What does it mean to "get out the vote" in 2012? How do you do it? On the next Your Call we'll talk about how campaigns have tried to turn out the vote. How were they successful? How did they fail? Who gets lost in the shuffle in a country that prides itself on its civic engagement? It's Election Day and we want to hear what you saw at the polls. 

Guests:

Corey Cook, assistant professor of politics and public affairs at the University of San Francisco

Therese Barquet, founder and executive director of Everyone Deserves a Chance

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12:36pm

Mon November 5, 2012
Politics

Web Exclusive: Death row inmate prepares for Prop 34 outcome

A board displays the photos of condemned inmates housed in San Quentin's Adjustment Center
Nancy Mullane

William (Mike) Dennis has been on San Quentin's death row for 24 years, and on North Segregation for 17 years. He spoke with KALW’s Nancy Mullane on Monday, November 5 by phone about the climate inside the prison, as inmates anticipate the outcome of tomorrow’s vote on Proposition 34.

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