- Dems have money to spend as jungle primary looms in California (By Sean J. Miller, The Hill/Ballot Box) The top-two vote-getters will advance out of the open primary to the general election on July 12. But if a candidate breaks 50 percent of the vote in the primary, he or she will win the special election outright.
- California Democratic gathering offers chance to celebrate, and challenges too (By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times) The party holds the power in the Capitol, but that hasn't yet led to solving major problems. Key issues at the convention will be the 2012 elections and Proposition 14, which ended partisan primaries.
Sunday, May 08, 2011
The End of Partisan Primaries: California Special Election May 17 Will Use Top-Two