As county elections officials continue to tally ballots Long Beach’s races have remained mostly static, with some candidates declaring victory this week after accumulating comfortable leads.
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Election Day for the most part was a smooth and easy in Long Beach with most voting centers seeing wait times of 15 minutes or less.
Early election night results fueled by a historic early voter turnout has propelled Long Beach City Council candidates into substantial leads that could push future policy in a more progressive direction.
If her lead holds, Suely Saro, a 39-year-old Cal State Los Angeles professor, is on track to become the first Cambodian American to be elected to the Long Beach City Council, a historic moment for the nation’s largest concentration of Khmer people outside of Cambodia.
After much anticipation about the possibility of unrest after Election Day, things have been overwhelmingly peaceful so far in Long Beach—with about 70 people turning out for a small rally outside City Hall Wednesday afternoon.
Proponents say the measure is essential to correcting racial injustices, while opponents argue it is tantamount to defunding law enforcement.
The titans of the so-called gig economy bankrolled the most expensive ballot measure in state history, which was decided Tuesday with 58% of more than 11 million voters choosing to keep drivers classified as independent contractors able to set their own hours.
When will election results start rolling in Tuesday night? Officials say we’ll get a big batch quickly, but that doesn’t mean we’ll know the outcome.
Thousands of Long Beach voters have already cast their ballot in person today, experiencing short lines and only minor hiccups such as paper jams.