In the Top Two Primary system in California, there is no party primary, only a Louisiana-style “jungle primary” in which all candidates compete for votes and the top two vote getters move on to the general election, regardless of political affiliation.… Read more ...
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SAN FRANCISCO — A lawsuit was filed today seeking an injunction to stop the state of California from implementing Senate Bill 6 (SB 6), the law that carries out Proposition 14 (Top-Two Open Primary Act).
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By Dr. Joseph Kolacinski, an assistant professor in Elmira College’s Department of Mathematics at pressconnects.com:
Recently, California passed Proposition 14, replacing the state’s old primary election system with the “top-two” or “jungle” primary. It works like this: There is a single, open primary where every voter chooses among all the candidates.