The Election's Over, Let the Campaign Begin!

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The next vote won't be until November, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is already back on the campaign trail. So is the winner of yesterday's Democratic primary, Phil Angelides. At noon, he was making his first effort to rally the party after the vitriolic campaign between him and State Controller Steve Westly. Yesterday's turnout raises a very important question. Will the lowest turnout in history help Democrats or Republicans? Do Californians care enough to go to the polls? We ask political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Orange County GOP activist Jon Fleischman and former Democratic consultant Bill Bradley, now a political writer for the LA Weekly and NewWestNotes online.
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California Election Results

Angelides' gubernatorial campaign

Schwarzenegger's re-election campaign

Bradley's article on post-primary gubernatorial race



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