Post-Midterm Reading Digest

by Jeremy Loudenback

Just in time for the weekend, here’s a governance-related wrap-up of the midterm elections held earlier this week:

National

California

  • California has already seen a boost to its credit rating, thanks to Prop. 2: http://bit.ly/1wD4Rbs
  • The days of a supermajority in the California legislature are over:  http://lat.ms/10Gp1og
  • Hours after the California election wrapped up, officials were already starting to implement Prop. 47:  http://bit.ly/1sgPwXC
  • Money talks—big donors were rewarded on election day:  http://bit.ly/10AsrZn
  • The GOP in California didn’t share the same luck as their national brethren in Tuesday’s election, but that could change in the future:  http://bit.ly/10AsynI
  • The embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will see an outsider at the helm for the first time in more than a century:  http://lat.ms/1pyhfsi
  • Neel Kashkari got trounced by Gov. Jerry Brown, but his campaign might hold the key to a brighter future for the GOP in California:  http://bit.ly/113CCXC