On Saturday Assemblymember Tony Thurmond declared victory in his campaign to become California’s next Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Even in defeat, tenant advocates say their campaign brought new organizing energy and new allies who will help with upcoming battles to strengthen renter protections.
The election of 2018 has fundamentally changed the comfortable district’s politics, engaging voters who either sat out previous elections or voted without thinking too hard.
Our reporters analyze how a dozen key congressional races and ballot measures played out.
Capital & Main reporter Jessica Goodheart discusses the findings of our Proposition 10 stories, linking Wall Street to the campaign to defeat the rent-control ballot initiative.