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10/29/2014 6:00 AM | | Capitol Public Radio |

Why is it that women are at least half of California's population, but only make up 30 percent of elected officials at all levels of government around the state?  In the Inland Empire, the percentages of women in elected office are even lower: 24 percent in San Bernardino County, and 23 percent in Riverside County.  Efforts to increase the number of women in politics are not without their challenges, as we hear in Part 1 of Capitol Public Radio Network's series, "Up Against the Ceiling." 

NOTE:  We'll post Parts 2 and 3 in the series on this web page on Thursday and Friday respectively.

10/29/2014 5:30 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR |

The San Bernardino-based non-profit social services agency Time For Change Foundation is undertaking a get-out-the-vote effort among the area's lower-income, minority, and disadvantaged population.

10/28/2014 7:30 AM | Capitol Public Radio | KVCR |

With less than a week until the election, Democratic Governor Jerry Brown is finally out on the campaign trail, and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari is finally running a schedule of TV ads around the state.  The two candidates for Governor illustrate two completely different political styles.  Our Political Reporting Team from Capitol Public Radio Network has more.

10/22/2014 7:30 AM | Matt Guilhem | KVCR |

We continue our preview coverage of next month's election with a profile of the closely-contested race for the open 42nd State Assembly seat, representing parts of the eastern Inland Empire.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem talks with Karalee Hargrove, the Democrat in the race.  Republican candidate Chad Mayes did not respond to numerous e-mails and phone calls inviting him to talk with KVCR.


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