Mark Baldassare

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President of the Public Policy Institute of California

Mark Baldassare on KCRW

Is direct democracy working? Some say the number of state ballot initiatives is prohibitive. Others say it's simply proof that power is in the hands of the people.

Ballot initiatives: How did we get here? Is this a broken system?

Is direct democracy working? Some say the number of state ballot initiatives is prohibitive. Others say it's simply proof that power is in the hands of the people.

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Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

The Polling Conundrum

Several polls released before the California primary suggested Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton were in a tight race, but those polls were off -- way off. What happened?

from Olney in L.A.

With California's primary less than two weeks away Bernie Sanders has almost pulled to a dead heat with Hillary Clinton.

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With California's primary less than two weeks away Bernie Sanders has almost pulled to a dead heat with Hillary Clinton.

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