Eric Baumen

Vice Chairman, California Democratic Party

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Vice Chairman of the California Democratic Party and head of the Los Angeles County Democratic Committee

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Supporters of  Proposition 14  in next month's election, say it would decrease "the jackass quotient" in the legislature and Congress.

Prop 14: Getting Political Parties out of the Primaries

Supporters of Proposition 14 in next month's election, say it would decrease "the jackass quotient" in the legislature and Congress.

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