David McCuan

Professor of Political Science, Sonoma State University

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Professor of Political Science at Sonoma State University and co-author of Initiative-Centered Politics: The New Politics of Direct Democracy

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California's Budget Madness Comes to a Close...Sorta

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The state constitution promises equal protection to all Californians.  Last summer, the State Supreme Court ruled that means same-sex couples  can legally marry .  On Tuesday, the…

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