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The power of California’s June primary




Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attend a campaign rally, March 23, 2016 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California.
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attend a campaign rally, March 23, 2016 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California.
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On June 7, Californians will head to the polls to place their votes on who they want to go head-to-head in the general presidential election.  

With 172 delegates at stake, a look at the influential role California could play in determining the Republican party’s candidate and why California’s say in the Democratic race is not likely to be as pivotal in comparison.

Then a look at the one proposition in the June ballot, it’s significance, and what its solitary standing means for the size of the California ballot in November.

Guests:

Bob Stern, former president of the LA-based Center for Governmental Studies

Larry Gerston, professor emeritus of political science at San Jose State University and author of many books, including “Public Policy Making in a Democratic Society: A Guide to Civic Engagement