Garcia Cruises to Victory Over Conn For Second Term As Mayor of Long Beach

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Garcia’s vote total of just over 26,500 votes made up nearly 80 percent of ballots counted as of Wednesday morning, the second largest victory margin of the night for incumbents.
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#LBVotes Live Blog: 2018 Primary Nominating Election

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Today Long Beach voters headed to the polls to decide who will lead the city for the next four years in four council districts, two education board positions and the mayor's seat.
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A Voter’s Guide to Election Day in Long Beach

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Maybe you misplaced your voter guide or need a quick recap of some of the candidates for Tuesday’s election. Fret not, Long Beach. We’ve got the main information—or can tell you where to find them right here.
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Senator Harris Calls for Immigration Reform, Need for 21st Century Jobs in Underserved Communities

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Immigration dominated the conversation in Sen. Kamala Harris’ second scheduled statewide town hall Friday afternoon filled with what appeared to be hundreds of supporters at the Long Beach Convention Center in the city’s downtown.
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With Election Looming, Mayoral Challenger Says He Was Discouraged From Running Before He Started

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Mayoral candidate Henk Conn claims that he was approached by two people earlier this year attempting to dissuade him from filing paperwork to run for office.
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Actress Stacey Dash Drops Out of Congressional Race for 44th District

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Actress Stacey Dash announced Friday that she was dropping out as a Republican candidate for the 44th Congressional District, which includes the North Long Beach community.
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Long Beach Begins Addressing Potential Future as a Rent Controlled City

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It submitted a list of questions to the city attorney and city manager’s office for review prior to the rent control effort potentially reaching its signature threshold in an attempt to provide residents with impartial data on the subject...
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When You Raise Campaign Funds But Have No Opponent Where Does the Money Go?

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This election cycle has seen about $1 million raised for Long Beach candidates, not including Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach Community College District governing board positions. Those numbers are based off of forms filed with the...
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Charter Reform Allowing City to Charge Fees on Municipal-Run Utilities Set for June 5 Ballot

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This June Long Beach voters will get to decide how much the city should be able to charge its own utilities to use city property after the city’s charter amendment committee voted Wednesday night to place a charter reform...
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Who Is Henk Conn? Long Beach’s Next Mayor, If You Ask Him

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There are a lot of questions to be answered for voters as Long Beach election season heads into its final month, especially for those who live in districts that have multiple candidates running, some with vastly different platforms than...
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