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  • Top-two system: Early returns

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    June 11, 2014 | 10:41 am

    In the 2014 primary, Californians got our first real chance to see the top-two system up close and in full flower. Back in 2012, the statewide offices were not up for grabs. This time they all were.  And the early returns on the new system are mixed.

    Like most election reforms,...

  • After electoral loss, still fighting for political reform

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    June 11, 2014 | 10:11 am

    Dan Schnur isn’t backing off from his push to reform the electoral system in the Golden State. 

    Schnur finished fourth in last week’s primary in his bid for California Secretary of State, an election that drew only about 25 percent of registered voters statewide. The results from...