"I think they have two concerns," says Louis DeSipio, professor of political science at UC Irvine. "California leans Democratic, and Republicans in the state probably don't want Democrats to have a disproportionate voice in selecting one of the party nominees." … "This bill would also move the primary date forward for other statewide races so it would extend the election season by several months," DeSipio says.

 

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