by James Thornton Harris
The particularities of California's recall process create a dangerous situation where a minority of voters can choose the state's chief executive.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Ron Brownstein
California's Recall law can allow a relatively small number of petitioners to initiate a recall of an elected official, and for that official to be removed even if he or she gets more votes than any alternative candidate. This isn't what the Progressive Era architects of the law intended, says San Jose State historian Glen Gendzel.
USC history professor William Deverell contextualizes California's unique response to the coronavirus.
by Ronald L. Feinman
At the least they’ll be powerful players in our future politics.
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