Today is primary day and 3.5 million Flori

Monday, March 26, 2007

California: Elaborate deal for term limits, campaign finance reform and redistricting

Primary provides platform for change; California politicians hope to use the February 2008 primary as a stage for changing term limits, redistricting and fundraising laws. By BRIAN JOSEPH (The Orange County Register) State officials say they moved the presidential primary to make California a bigger player in national politics, but that wasn't their only reason.
Moving the primary to February is the centerpiece of an elaborate deal to adjust term limits, reform campaign fundraising and change the way political districts are drawn.
Both parties and the governor have something they want and the deal could collapse if any of them don't get their way. In state politics, the stakes couldn't be higher....

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