Tag: Attorney General

Now For Some Good News: “Harris Holds Big Lead Over Cooley In Undecided California Attorney General Race

Officially, the California race between Steve Cooley and Kamala Harris for Attorney General remains ‘undecided.’ But the totals from the latest vote count appear to tell a different story.

Harris holds big lead over Cooley in undecided California attorney general race
via Southern California Public Radio
Kamala Harris picked up more than 9,000 votes yesterday in the still-undecided […]

Kamala Harris pulls ahead of Steve Cooley for California Attorney General

[UPDATED Monday] There is still hope for California’s medical marijuana dispensaries!  As of Monday morning, the California Secretary of State shows that SF DA Kamala Harris has pulled ahead of LA DA Steve Cooley by 15,199 votes to be the next Attorney General:
Harris:  4,100,656 45.9%
Cooley:  4,085,457 45.7%
As Paul Armentano explained last Monday:
The race for California Attorney General has […]

2010 Election Update: Cooley Leading In Polls Is Bad News For California Medical Marijuana Patients, AZ’s Prop. 203 Continues To Trail

Though the race for California’s next Attorney General still officially remains undecided, Republican candidate Steve Cooley is now leading Democrat Kamala Harris by some 26,000 votes. The Los Angeles Times reports that at least 850,000 ballots — mostly mail-in ballots that arrived in election offices on election day — still need to be counted, and […]

Voters Nationwide Decide Marijuana Law Reform Measures

In California, voters decided 45 percent to 55 percent against Prop. 19, which sought to legalize the adult possession of limited quantities of marijuana in private, and to allow for local governments to regulate its commercial production and retail distribution. The 45 percent of Californians voting ‘yes’ on Prop. 19 marks the greatest percentage of […]

Los Angeles Times: “California’s Next Attorney General Can’t Punt on Marijuana

Republican candidate Steven Cooley and Democratic candidate Kamala Harris are campaigning to become California’s next attorney general. In that position, he or she will be sworn to uphold the laws of the state of California. Yet neither one of them will commit to upholding and defending California’s Prop. 19, and that — as I write […]