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California’s ‘Top-Two’ Primary: Here’s How It All Works

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The New York Times quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about California’s top-two primary system.

Christian Grose, a professor of political science at the University of Southern California, who is writing a book on the top-two system, said the concern was “overblown” and the scenario feared by critics would, in all likelihood, rarely come to be. “The top-two primary reform has made a big difference,” he said. “It has obviously disrupted California’s politics, in a good way, or else the two major parties’ consultants would not be complaining about it.”

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