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Primary Takeaways: Democracy Is Alive and Well in California Mark Baldassare July 14 2018 Highest turnout for a gubernatorial primary since 2000, surging independent voter participation, and diverse statewide candidates—democracy is alive and well in California.
Will California’s Red Districts Turn Blue in November? Eric McGhee June 7 2018 The primary results offer some insight into how Californians will vote in the general election, but whether Democrats can turn Republican-held districts blue remains to be seen.
A Preview of the California Governor’s Election Mark Baldassare June 6 2018 California’s next governor will be either Gavin Newsom or John Cox—what draws voters to these candidates?
Commentary: California’s Top-Two Primary, Explained Eric McGhee June 6 2018 The California governor’s race and all its key House races will feature a Democrat against a Republican in the fall campaign. What would normally be an unremarkable statement counts as breaking news for California.