Voters in Los Angeles and San Francisco Face Tough Choices

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Fifteen state legislators are in Maui this week with all five days paid for by lobbyists for corporations and unions. We hear about what's called the Independent Voter Project, learn who's in the run-off for the seat on the LA City Council vacated by Congresswoman Janice Hahn and, hear how with the system called "ranked-choice voting" in place, the candidate with the most first-place votes won't necessarily become Mayor of San Francisco. Also, if the Los Angeles Zoo goes private, what happens to members of public employee unions? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Iran's nuclear technology: is there a threat of war?

Banner image: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee greets commuters as he campaigns along Market Street on November 7, 2011 in San Francisco, California. With one day to go until election day, candidates for Mayor of San Francisco are stumping throughout the city. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images