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Santa Clarita, Voting Rights Plaintiffs Face Deadline In Settlement

Santa Clarita attorneys and two city residents who sued the city over an alleged California Voting Rights Act violation are set to meet next month to discuss lingering issues with a settlement agreement

Santa Clarita attorneys and two city residents who sued the city over an alleged California Voting Rights Act violation are set to meet next month to discuss lingering issues with a settlement agreement, city officials said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Attorneys from both sides met in court Wednesday, when a ...

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Brown Calls Election For Knight’s Senate Seat

Congressman Steve Knight was sworn Tuesday in as a member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner.

Gov. Jerry Brown called for special elections this week for three state Senate spots with recently created vacancies, including one for Congressman Steve Knight, R-Santa Clarita, and his 21st District Senate seat. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The move has been expected for weeks since Knight succeeded Congressman Buck McKeon in November. ...

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Sharon Runner Eyes Knight’s 21st District State Senate Seat

Former State Sen. Sharon Runner

With Congressman-elect Steve Knight expected to step down from his state Senate seat in the next week, former state Sen. Sharon Runner announced Tuesday she’s taking steps toward another campaign run. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Knight has yet to make a formal announcement — so the race has yet to be ...

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City Council To Name Mayor, Review Budget, Election

Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday plan to name a new mayor, declare the results of a special election and adjust the budget.

Santa Clarita City Council members Tuesday plan to name a new mayor, declare the results of a special election and adjust the budget. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The special election was one Santa Clarita officials called in response to a referendum drive, which was initiated as opposition to the city’s billboard ...

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SCV Voters Pick Assembly Reps, New Congressman

Steve Knight was recently elected to the 25th Congressional District

SCV voters Tuesday chose two legislators for the state Assembly, as well as picking a new congressman. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Challenger: Steve Knight 46,610  Challenger: Tony Strickland 40,491 With 100 percent of district precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, is set to replace Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon ...

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Measure S Vote Deals Defeat To Metro, Santa Clarita

Measure S

After years of negotiating and months of campaigning, Santa Clarita voters Tuesday rejected Measure S, prompting discussion about the growing power of social media, the effect of money in elections and what’s next for the City Council and billboards. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “I thought (Measure S) was the right thing ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Votes On Legislators, Bonds, Billboards

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Santa Clarita Valley voters cast ballots Tuesday on billboards, Congress, a school bond and Sacramento, with results being tallied into the early morning hours. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. With 100 percent of district precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, is going to replace Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon ...

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Court OKs Cumulative Voting For Santa Clarita Elections

Court OKs Cumulative Voting For Santa Clarita Elections

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge upheld cumulative voting as a remedy for a lawsuit against Santa Clarita claiming the city violated the California Voting Rights Act, officials said Monday. The suit claimed the city was in violation of the CVRA with its at-large elections that disenfranchised minority voters. After a settlement conference, the city and Shenkman & Hughes, the firm representing the plaintiffs, eventually came to terms.

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SCV Voters Cast Ballots for June Primary On Election Day

SCV Voters Cast Ballots for June Primary On Election Day

Santa Clarita Valley voters are choosing their top-two candidates for the November ballot Tuesday.  Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Officials said 4,649 polling places all over Los Angeles County were open for the June 3 Statewide Direct Primary Election. State Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, took an early lead Tuesday night in the race to ...

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