Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsCalifornia

California's new primary rules: Ah, democracy

July 12, 2012|By Ted Rall
(Ted Rall / For The Times )

Under the new primary rules in California, the top two winners in a race go on to the general election, regardless of their party. Now the perverse result is that candidates of party A, which is overwhelmingly popular in their districts, must appeal to party B voters to win.

ALSO:

Photo gallery: Ted Rall cartoons

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s medical mystery mistake

Poll: Is there a better way to break a tie in the Electoral College?

Follow Ted Rall on Twitter @TedRall. Follow Opinion L.A. on Twitter and Facebook.


Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|