Douglas Johnson

Claremont McKenna College

Guest

Fellow at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College

Douglas Johnson on KCRW

Elections are supposed to be competitive between political parties, but consider this.

Nonpartisan Goals and Political Expectations

Elections are supposed to be competitive between political parties, but consider this.

from Which Way, L.A.?

After the census is completed every ten years, new geographical lines are laid out for the Assembly, the Senate, the Board of Equalization—and the Congress.

And Then There Were Eight… California Redistricting Commission Finalists

After the census is completed every ten years, new geographical lines are laid out for the Assembly, the Senate, the Board of Equalization—and the Congress.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Project Roomkey, a statewide effort to place medically vulnerable unhoused people in hotel rooms during the pandemic, is scheduled to close at the end of September.

from Greater LA

“We've had multiple Intensive Care Unit nurses who were years and years into their career decide to retire early.

from KCRW Features

California voters will decide Gov. Gavin Newsom’s fate September 14. Lt. Gov.

from News Stories

Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Megan McArdle talk about the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution, breakthrough COVID-19 infections, and whether you should worry about inflation.

from Left, Right & Center

Two decades ago, California enacted a law to remove guns from people deemed too dangerous to be armed. But the measure, plagued by problems, has not achieved its promise.

from News Stories

Community activists and some city leaders say they are not satisfied with the LAPD’s explanation about the “miscalculation” that led to the dangerous detonation of illegal fireworks in…

from KCRW Features

With the Tokyo Olympics opening this Friday, about 60 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, including among U.S. athletes Kara Eaker, Coco Gauff, and Katie Lou Samuelson.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chuck Schumer unveiled a draft bill that would remove the plant from the federal list of controlled substances and expunge some federal cannabis-related criminal records.

from KCRW Features