One-party State, Meet Party of One

12/7/2016 - CCEP Director Mindy Romero in the San Francisco Chronicle.

In a one-party state, elections are boring and fewer people vote. In 2014, with Democrats only running for top state offices, California saw a record low electorate turnout of 42 percent. Mindy Romero, director of the California Civic Engagement Project at UC Davis, crunched the numbers and found that only 8.2 percent of Californians age 18 to 24 cast a ballot in November 2014.

Read the full story in the San Francisco Chronicle.