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UNPROCESSED BALLOT STATUS (as of 12/6/16 @ 4:30 p.m.):

  • Vote-by-mail: 40,312
  • Provisional: 83,513
  • Other (damaged, non-machine readable): 17,444
  • Total: 140,909

 

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CLASSIFIEDS 

  • Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is hiring an Organizing Director in their San Francisco office. The E2 Organizing Director will operate in the nexus of advocacy and development. The position’s primary purpose is to grow and maintain E2’s membership and support its nine chapters and 850+ members throughout the U.S. in order to further our policy advocacy. S/he will also co-manage E2’s database with development staff and provide data and targeting services the advocacy team. S/he will also work closely with our Executive Director to cultivate membership donations. This is a mid-to-senior level position with a competitive compensation package. Full description and application instructions are here.
  • The Sacramento LGBT Center is searching for an Executive & Finance Assistant, which reports to the Executive Director and provides community engagement and administrative support. This position may be part or full-time and is non-exempt. High school diploma is required; associate’s or bachelor’s degree is preferred & 3 years or more in an executive, finance, or related assistant role. Full description.
  • SEIU-UHW is seeking a Political Capacity Organizer, which is responsible for a range of program objectives to build and strengthen our infrastructure and engage our members to be a powerful force at their worksites, in the legislative process, in the community and at the ballot box. Please submit cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to our candidate portal at seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com/.

  • SEIU-UHW is seeking a Regional Political Organize, which reports to the Political Director, and is responsible for a broad range of program objectives to build and strengthen our infrastructure and engage our members to be a powerful force at their worksites, in the legislative process, in the community and at the ballot box. Please submit cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to our candidate portal at seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com/.

  • The Office of Assemblymember Elect Phillip Chen is looking to hire talented and dedicated individuals to join its Capitol and District team in Brea, CA. The following positions are looking to be filled -- District Director, Scheduler, Legislative Assistant, Field Representative/Caseworker. For more information, please visit www.phillipchen.org/jobs-with-phillip
  • LOBBYING SUCCESS BEGINS HERE. Capitol veteran Ray LeBov's Lobbying 101 and 201 seminars give you a comprehensive, real-world picture of lobbying in California -- the people, processes and best practices critical to your success. December 8-9, $275 each / $500 for both. Lobbying 101 covers the Legislative process and Legislative advocacy. Lobbying 201 explores the equally critical areas of Budget Advocacy, Regulatory Agency Advocacy, Lobbying the Administration and Media Relations. Essential for lobbying firm principals / staff, organizations / agencies that employ lobbyists, newcomers to the profession. Information / registration:  www.capitolseminars.net or 916 442 5009.
  • Thinking about Graduate School?  Sacramento State’s Department of Public Policy and Administration is now accepting applications for graduate studies in Public Policy & Administration and Urban Land Development. Highly affordable, we offer a rigorous education in a political context with more than 400 alumni working in California State and local government as well as private and non-profit organizations. Priority deadline is December 1; final deadline is March 1 for Fall 2017 admissions. www.csus.edu/ppa     ppa-01@csus.edu
  • Subscribe to the Capitol Morning Report and closely follow who’s doing what each day in California government and politics. We list news conferences, legislative hearings, state board meetings and other events. Plus we add in community news and announcements from political campaigns. More info at www.capitolmr.com

 

TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
State Lawmakers May Tell California Pension Funds To Divest From Dakota Pipeline Companies
John Myers @
latimes.com
Update on 'Essential Politics: Roadside testing for marijuana gets another look, lawmaker plans public database of hate crime offenders...

Ca Legislature Takes Strict View Of Proposition 54 Transparency | The Sacramento Bee
Alexei Koseff @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Law That Lets Police Seize Assets - $2.6 Billion In 2015 - Raises Questions - The Orange County Register
TERI SFORZA @
ocregister.com
"Civil asset forfeiture flows from an archaic English legal concept known as 'deodand,' which held that inanimate objects could be 'guilty' of immoral acts and thus be forfeited to the Crown. The doctrine endured through the centuries and found its way into American law, prior to the Revolution, through the British Navigation Acts. Civil asset forfeiture was later used, and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, as a practical necessity for enforcing maritime laws. When property owners resided overseas, but their ship crews tried to evade American customs laws, it was simply impossible for the government to arrest and prosecute the owner, so the contraband was summarily seized here in America. ...

Legislators Hope To Shine A Light On Elected Officials' Wealth And Who Pays For Robo-calls With New Transparency Bills
Patrick McGreevy @
latimes.com
Update on 'Essential Politics: Roadside testing for marijuana gets another look, lawmaker plans public database of hate crime offenders...

Ca Gov. Jerry Brown Says Backlash If Trump Halts Climate Action | The Sacramento Bee
Christopher Cadelago @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Who Really Wins Or Loses From Proposition 13? - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com
Last week, Trulia issued a report headlined, “California homeowners saved more than $12.5 billion in property taxes last year because of Proposition 13, with longtime residents in more affluent cities receiving the biggest breaks.”

Obamacare Repeal Would Hit California's GOP Districts Hardest | The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters @
sacbee.com
Observations on California and its politics

Kasich Asks Presidential Electors Not To Vote For Him - Politico
politico.com
"I am not a candidate for president and ask that electors not vote for me when they gather later this month," John Kasich wrote. | Getty

California Bill Aims To Help National Guard Veterans Forced To Pay Back Enlistment Bonuses
Jazmine Ulloa @
latimes.com
Update on 'Essential Politics: Roadside testing for marijuana gets another look, lawmaker plans public database of hate crime offenders...

Officer Joe Cirrito And Kristina Tudor Complete Run To Benefit Fallen Officers | The Sacramento Bee
Bill Lindelof @
sacbee.com
Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region

Trump: I Don't Believe Russia Interfered With The Election - Politico
politico.com
President-elect Donald Trump is freshly casting doubt on the idea that Russia was behind the election-related hacks into Democratic entities, and said the conclusion by U.S. agencies that the Kremlin paid a role was politically driven.

Senator Fuller Re-elected to serve as Senate Republican Leader
cssrc.us
Leader Fuller was born in Bakersfield. She attended Bakersfield College, California State University Fresno and California State University Los Angeles. She continued her formal education at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she received her PhD. She supplemented her education with coursework and seminars at the University of Southern California, Harvard University, and Exeter College at Oxford University.

State Exploring Eminent Domain To Force Billionaire To Open Northern California Beach
Dan Weikel @
latimes.com
The California State Lands Commission decided Tuesday to explore condemnation proceedings to gain public access to Martin's Beach owned by Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla.

Jarrett: Trump's Victory Felt Like 'a Punch To The Stomach' - Politico
politico.com
President Obama campaigned hard for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of state, and spent significant time on the campaign trail attacking Trump. The president-elect, too, built much of his campaign upon attacking Obama and his signature policies and legislation.

Santa Ana Declares Itself A Sanctuary City In Defiance Of Trump
Cindy Carcamo @
latimes.com
Santa Ana City Council members voted Tuesday to declare Orange County’s second-most populous city a sanctuary city — a largely symbolic gesture to protect

Donald Trump To Meet With Leaders At Cisco, Oracle And Other Tech Firms On Dec. 14
mercurynews.com
President-elect Donald Trump has invited tech-industry leaders, including from Cisco and Oracle, to meet at a "technology roundtable" in New York on Dec. 14.