How it works The top-two system made its debut in 2012 after voters approved Proposition 14 two years earlier. But this is the first primary where the new rules take effect in statewide races. The basic gist: you can vote … Read More
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View timeline in full-screen mode In a blow to affirmative action policies nationwide, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 22) upheld a 2006 Michigan voter initiative banning race-conscious admissions policies in public universities. Writing for the majority in the 6-2 … Read More
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By Donelle Blubaugh Contributor hat are political party platforms and how much impact do they have in actual political decision-making? During the Republican and Democratic national conventions this summer, you probably heard a lot about the party platforms” These are … Read More
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et’s be honest: voting in California can be kind of overwhelming. Along with having to decide on a president, a senator, state and local officials, and local ballot measures, California voters were also faced with no less than eleven statewide … Read More
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This is not a good time for umbrella merchants in California. 2013 was one of the driest years on record in the state. And January – usually among the wettest months — has failed to provide any relief. With the … Read More
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