Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks to California Democrats at the state party’s convention in May. Although the favorite to win a U.S. Senate race next year, she faces opposition from Rep. Loretta Sanchez, who could benefit from independent and Republican voters. (Damian Dovarganes/AP File)
By Dan Walters
November 30, 2015
- California’s system has changed legislative dynamics
- Could it also affect statewide races?
- U.S. Senate contest will be a test
Six years ago, to pass a state budget, the Legislature’s Democratic leaders agreed to place a major change in primary election voting before voters.
They’ve regretted it ever since.