Campaign Finance

Chevron's campaign finance activity in 2016, according to California Secretary of State data. (Visualization by Jacob Shea.)

New report criticizes Chevron’s spending in California politics

A scathing new report from the International Transport Workers' Federation deals with Chevron's tax and campaign finance activities in California.
The seven candidates for two seats on the WCCUSD Board of Education field questions at a public forum on September 20. Photo by Marian Davidson.

School board candidates vetted by Education Matters before endorsement

The education-focused nonprofit Education Matters, the largest local spender in the 2016 WCCUSD school board race, vetted the candidates they endorsed with questions that included their stance on charter schools.
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Campaign contributions largely from outside Richmond, finance records show

Who’s your money on for the Richmond City Council election? And where are you from? A local election doesn’t necessarily mean local money.
Tale of Two Cities election special podcast

Tales of Two Cities: Election Special

With less than a week before the big day, the Tales of Two Cities podcast is back with an Election Special episode. Our reporters went out and talked to people who's voices often go unheard...