State’s two-year old election system, which allows voters to cast ballots for any candidate, has produced a few surprises.
Published: July 1, 2014 Updated: 10:59 p.m.
The state’s fledgling top-two open-primary election system has had unintended consequences – including the election of a Republican congressman in a predominantly Democratic Inland district two years ago.
This year, two Republicans almost made the November face-off for state controller despite Democrats’ 15-point advantage in California voter registration rolls. That’s because Democrats had more candidates splitting the partisan vote.
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