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tomm2thumbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 06:12 AM
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Voters approve California open primary
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Source: LA Times

Proposition 14 victory changes future elections for congressional, state legislative and statewide offices. California voters went to the polls Tuesday and recast future elections in the state by passing a ballot measure that creates open primaries, one of five propositions on the ballot.

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who championed the open-primary measure, called its passage a "historic change" that "sends a clear message that Californians are tired of partisan gridlock and dysfunction."



Read more: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-election-props-...



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Check out link to better story (BELOW, written before results) regarding details of Prop 14 & opposition from both parties... "Why on Earth would you want to destroy the two-party system?" demanded Colbert, who parodies a right-wing cable news host.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-prop14-20100524...

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