ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Palo Alto residents to vote on City Council, school board in Nov. 6 election

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online will update results live on election night starting at 8 p.m. Also on election night, follow the Palo Alto Weekly on Twitter for updates from reporters.

Click HERE for the Palo Alto Weekly's 2012 endorsements.


Feature story: Passionate about politics (Posted Nov. 2)

Seven vie for East Palo Alto City Council (Posted Nov. 1)

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race (Posted Oct. 31)

Palo Alto donors back repeal of death penalty (Posted Oct. 30)

School board candidates air issues in forum (Posted Oct. 16)

Election 2012: A matter of choice (Posted Oct. 12)

Senate race: Hill, Lieber gear up for final battle (Posted Oct. 12)

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges legislative veteran (Posted Oct. 12)

Ballot measure: Palo Alto sucked into statewide marijuana debate (Posted Oct. 12)

Tight school board race sparks lively discussion (Posted Oct. 5)

Six vie for seats on Palo Alto City Council (Posted Sept. 28)

The Palo Alto City Council candidates weigh in (Posted Sept. 28)

Palo Alto council takes stand against marijuana measure (Posted Sept. 11)

Legal questions muddle Palo Alto's pot debate (Posted Sept. 7)


Editorial: The Weekly recommends (Posted Nov. 3)

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B (Posted Oct. 26)

Editorial: State ballot recommendations (Posted Oct. 19)

Editorial: Caswell, Dauber, Emberling for school board (Posted Oct. 12)

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council (Posted Oct. 5)

Guest Opinion: What to look for in a school board candidate (Posted Oct. 5)

Editorial: No on Measure C (Posted Sept. 14)


Watch Palo Alto school board candidate interviews (Posted Oct. 6)

Watch Palo Alto City Council candidate interviews (Posted Sept. 28)

Midpeninsula Community Media Center (Video coverage of forums, election issues)


Publication of contributions and contributors to campaigns (From the City of Palo Alto)

Upcoming local political forums

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters (Santa Clara County election information) (San Mateo County election information)

California Secretary of State (California election information)

League of Women Voters of Palo Alto

The Almanac (Election information from Palo Alto Online's sister site in Menlo Park)

Mountain View Voice (Election information from Palo Alto Online's sister site in Mountain View)

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Posted by Roman Larson
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on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm

Why I Support Sally Lieber for State Senate:
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