From the Chronicle:
This week, former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and top Democratic consultant Garry South criticized statewide Democratic candidates for having anemic ground operations, a claim that campaign and party officials denied. "While both parties talk up their ground operation, I haven't seen much evidence of it," said Louis DeSipio, a professor of political science at UC Irvine and expert on Latino voters. Among voters under 35 - traditionally a left-leaning group - 27 percent remain undecided in California's U.S. Senate race between Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, and 18 percent don't have a favorite in the governor's contest between Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman, according to a Public Policy Institute of California poll released this week.

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