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California’s Voter Turnout Problem

By Eric McGhee

Nov 19, 2014 ... If we're worried about citizen engagement, then ignoring these people ... reforms like the redistricting commission or the top-two primary, ...

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The Initiative Process in California

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

In 1911, California became the tenth state to enact the citizens' ... 14 in 2010) and an independent redistricting commission (Proposition 11 in 2008 and ...


Test-driving California’s Election Reforms

By Eric McGhee, Daniel Krimm

... drawn by an independent citizens commission and a “top two” primary system. ... The redistricting helped move many incumbents out of their comfort zone.

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California’s Initiative Process: 100 Years Old

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

The citizens' initiative process in California turns 100 this year. ... 50.9% approval) created a Citizens Redistricting Commission, and Proposition 20 ...