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Despite ominous portents, election watchers say acts of conflict were not especially greater in number than any other election year.
Black Lives Matter activists bring Ava DuVernay and Los Angelenos together on Election Day to celebrate organizing and voting.
Rent control polls well among Californians, but statewide and local initiatives were no match for an avalanche of real estate industry cash.
The most expensive ballot proposition in California history has won, although its opponents complained of being harassed online.
A guide to poetry that can help us through Election Day.
A Capital & Main catalog of our recent election coverage of local and national stories, in this most fateful election year.
Capital & Main speaks to local leaders and policy authorities about the potential effects of Prop. 15’s passage.
The economic escalator for workers slowed under Trump.
Household income also grew more slowly nationally in Trump years, new research shows.
Why Rust Belt manufacturing is losing out under Trump.
The swing state’s economic progress has decelerated in the years since the president took office.
Trump’s second term would likely triple down on his first term’s trends: tax cuts for the rich and attacks on the Affordable Care Act.
Trump’s policies have harmed women, say critics. But his handling of COVID may be what sends them running.
A defeated Trump might issue a tsunami of pardons for at-risk family members, campaign loyalists, White House officials — and himself.
We spent 12 months investigating people’s struggles in battleground states and here’s what we found.
While only little more than half of voters say global warming matters in their decisions, 2020 is, without question, a contest over science.
Will all the door knocking and pixie dust be enough to secure a win for Biden in Florida?
The fates of Prop. 20 and Prop. 25 may signal the extent to which Californians support reform — or favor reversing it.
Mark Kreidler speaks to Elvia Martinez, a food service worker at LAX.
The Trump administration’s failure to respond to the health crisis has led to job losses that could take decades to rebuild.