2020 Election Coverage

 

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Welcome to KAZU's Election Coverage and Resource Page. Here you’ll find election results, helpful links and stories. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more information.

ELECTIONS FROM NPR: Live 2020 Election Updates & Results
Presidential | Senate | House | Gubernatorial | California

 

LOCAL ELECTION RETURNS FROM COUNTY & STATE:
Monterey | Santa Cruz | San Benito California

Central Coast Local November 2020 Election Results

 


WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP 11/20/20: California Under Curfew. Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely. A Whale Tail With A Tale.

HELPFUL LINKS:

 

CALIFORNIA

Track your ballot

 

MONTEREY COUNTY

Monterey County Elections website
Phone: 831-796-1499
Email: elections@co.monterey.ca.us

 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Santa Cruz County Elections Department website 
Phone: 831-454-2060 
Email: info@votescount.com

 

SAN BENITO COUNTY

San Benito County Elections
Phone: 831-636-4016
Email: SBCVote@cosb.us

 

KEY DEADLINES:

  • November 3: Last day to vote!
  • November 29: Deadline to cure a missing or non-comparing signature.
  • December 1: Deadline to certify presidential contest.

 

Michelle Loxton

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 11/20/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Michelle Loxton

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 11/13/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

 

Erika Mahoney

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 11/6/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Central Coast Local November 2020 Election Results

Nov 3, 2020
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This is KAZU's election results page for the November 2020 election. Here you'll find results for most of the local races, measures and state propositions. This page will be updated periodically. 

2020 California Live Election Results

Nov 3, 2020

View live results for California's 2020 presidential race, House races and ballot initiatives.

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Tuesday is Election Day and polling places look a lot different this year. The coronavirus has completely changed the in-person voting experience. KAZU looked into what pandemic election preparedness looks like. 

 

Historically, youth voter turnout is low. But young people are more engaged than ever before. Voter registration numbers among California college students tripled this election season compared to all of 2016, according to the state. KAZU spoke with young voters in our community who are making their mark this election.

Erika Mahoney

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 10/30/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Erika Mahoney

As the pandemic shakes up how we vote, Santa Cruz County has rolled out something new, a mobile voting center. Called the “VoteMobile,” it has been cruising through the county since mid-October, bringing voting directly to residents. Not only is the VoteMobile serving those who can’t venture far from their homes due to COVID-19, it’s also helping those who lost their homes in the CZU Lightning Complex fire.

Erika Mahoney

California’s 29th Assembly District covers the entire coastline of the Monterey Bay as well as a good portion of southern San Jose. In this election, a four-term incumbent is running against a political newcomer. 

Erika Mahoney

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 10/23/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Michelle Loxton.

Small business owner Jeff Gorman is one of the candidates running for California’s 20th Congressional District seat. Gorman is a Republican. This is his first time running for the House of Representatives.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta is one of the candidates running for California’s 20th Congressional District seat. Panetta is the incumbent Democratic. He is undefeated and running for his third term in the House of Representatives.

Monterey Police Department

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 10/16/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Brandt Bates

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 10/9/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Erika Mahoney

Early voting began this week in California and mail-in ballots started landing in mailboxes. Besides the important decisions you’ll make on candidate races, ballot props and, of course, the next president, you also have to figure out how to cast your ballot.

Erika Mahoney

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 10/2/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Michelle Loxton

This year, amid a pandemic, all registered voters in California will receive a ballot in the mail. Locally, ballots are already beginning to arrive. There’s a lot to keep track of and a lot of curiosity, like how is my signature verified? Gail Pellerin, Santa Cruz County’s chief elections official, answered our questions. 

Empower Yourself For The Critical Weeks Ahead

Sep 25, 2020
Michelle Loxton

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 9/25/20 where you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Season Of Change In Many Ways

Sep 18, 2020
Doug McKnight

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup where you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

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