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Mindy Romero

Director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the UC Davis Center for Regional Change

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With just a little more than a week from the June 7 primary, all three presidential hopefuls have their eyes on California, and had their feet on the ground in the Golden State on…

If Clinton Clinches Nomination After New Jersey’s Primary, Will California Matter?

With just a little more than a week from the June 7 primary, all three presidential hopefuls have their eyes on California, and had their feet on the ground in the Golden State on…

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