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The Top-Two System and Election 2016

By Eric McGhee

Nov 10, 2016 ... It was the first statewide same-party race, and many did not know what to ... Same-party races were in part expected to promote contests ...

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Assessing the Top Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Jun 9, 2016 ... By contrast, the top two gives all voters the same ballot so they can vote for ... This is most obvious for the same-party contests, ...

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The Special Election and the Top-Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Mar 19, 2015 ... The irony is that in this particular case, the same-party race has ... there is no doubt that the top two has changed the contest moving ...

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The Election Was Hard on California Democrats, Too

By Eric McGhee, Daniel Krimm

Nov 7, 2014 ... They lost most of the close gubernatorial contests, lost control of a ... (which means none of the same-party contests made possible by the ...

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Six Takeaways from the June Primary

By Mark Baldassare

Jul 14, 2014 ... But the statewide candidates with no party preference—also known as ... At the same time, this trend bodes well for the legislature's ...

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Quirks of the Top-Two Primary

By Eric McGhee

Jun 5, 2014 ... These differences can end up producing same-party contests in places where they probably would not have occurred if primary and general ...

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The Power of the Primary Voter

By Eric McGhee

Any party that placed a candidate on the primary ballot would be guaranteed ... almost one-fifth of the races ended up with same party contests in the fall.