California certifies low primary turnout, Clinton victory

7/16/2016 - CCEP Director Mindy Romero in The Washington Post.

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla certified Friday that more than 8.5 million people, or 47.7 percent of registered voters, participated in the June primary, and that Hillary Clinton decisively won the state’s Democratic race.

“Considering all the election hype and media coverage and money and the fact that Clinton and Bernie Sanders had rallied across the state, you could have argued that we’d see more,” said Mindy Romero, director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the University of California, Davis.

 

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