Yesterday's California Election

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California Republicans went where the money was. Democrats supported the tried and true. But the voters also approved a measure designed to take partisanship out of politics. We look at the winners and losers and what to expect between now and November. Also, why LA Unified's parcel tax might have been doomed from the start. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, starting on Friday, almost a billion soccer fans will be watching the World Cup for the next month. We look at South Africa's preparations for a sporting event with worldwide cultural impact.

Banner image: Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman delivers a campaign speech to supporters at her primary night party at the Universal Hilton Hotel June 8, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images



Warren Olney