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Assessing the Top Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Jun 9, 2016 ... With the voting this week, California has now entered its third election cycle with a “top twoprimary. This system marks a radical ...

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Is the Top-Two Primary to Blame for Low Turnout?

By Eric McGhee

Jun 9, 2014 ... Turnout in California's recent primary election was abysmal: the ... Should we blame California's new “top twoprimary for this sad state ...

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Quirks of the Top-Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Jun 5, 2014 ... But in 2012, Congressional District 31 in San Bernardino County hosted a same-party Republican runoff—although this district would likely be ...

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The Special Election and the Top-Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Mar 19, 2015 ... The contenders are Susan Bonilla, a Concord assemblymember, and Steve Glazer, the mayor of Orinda. The race was held under the rules of ...

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The Top-Two System and Election 2016

By Eric McGhee

Nov 10, 2016 ... The system allows voters to choose any candidate they like in the primary, with the top two vote getters advancing to the fall. One of the ...

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California’s June 3 Primary Election

By Eric McGhee, Daniel Krimm

California's reforms enter their second election cycle. California's elections now operate under two recent reforms. First, new state legislative and ...