“Top Two” Takes California

Fox & Hounds Daily published commentary by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on the California primaries. Despite the grumbling of pundits and partisans, California’s top-two primary is almost certainly here to stay.  The voters like it and the system fits the realities of this state’s politics. Full op-ed here

Chad Mayes may run for California governor

KPCC-FM interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on why a crowded Republican field will make it easier for two Democratic candidates to qualify in the top-two primary in California’s governor race. Second interview on “Take Two” here. There could be further ripple effects as well should Mayes enter the governor’s race. USC…