Friday, May 26, 2006

California: Westly appeals to independent voters, will they vote?

STATE OF UNCERTAINTY: CALIFORNIANS UNDECIDED ABOUT PRIMARY, DIVIDED ABOUT LEADERSHIP, FUTURECalifornia Political DeskMay 25, 2006....Independent Voters Just Say No to Partisan Ballots. Although primary rules allow independent voters to select a party ballot instead of a nonpartisan one, few independents today say they plan to select a Democratic (21%) or Republican (8%) ballot.... [more]

Campaign 2006: Positive tour, negative adsWestly upbeat on bus trip, tough on airwavesBy Peter Hecht -- Bee Capitol BureauThursday, May 25, 2006 ...Westly said his campaign is making a major effort to win independent voters. Meanwhile, in challenge to Angelides' domination of major endorsements and his hold on the Democratic Party establishment, Westly said his grass-roots campaign would connect with average Democrats "who are not on the state Democratic Central Committee."... [more]

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