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Onward and forward: The November election

A poll worker hands out 'I Voted' stickers.
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Coming off last night’s California primary, the table is set for what to expect in November.

We know that the governor’s race will be between Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox, and that Kevin de Leon earned a spot to challenge incumbent Dianne Feinstein for her seat in the U.S. Senate.

There’s also more clarity regarding the crucial O.C. congressional race, which could help determine whether Democrats take back the House during midterm elections.

Larry and his panel of guests look forward to November 8.

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Michael Alvarez, professor of political science at Caltech; he is spearheading Caltech’s research project with Orange County working to develop tools and measures to understand voting and election integrity

Sean T. Walsh, Republican political analyst and partner at Wilson Walsh Consulting in San Francisco; he is a former adviser to California Governors Pete Wilson and Arnold Schwarzenegger and a former White House staffer for Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush  

Fernando Guerra, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University; he is a member of the Southern California Public Radio Board of Trustees

Norberto Santana, Jr., publisher for Voice of OC, Orange County’s nonprofit newsroom; he tweets @NorbertoSantana

Dan Walters, long-time California politics observer with CALmatters, a nonprofit public interest publication

Tom Campbell, professor of economics and law at Chapman University

Dan Schnur, professor of political science at UC Berkeley and USC’s Annenberg School for Communication; founder of the USC / Los Angeles Times statewide political poll; he tweets @danschnur 

Pete Peterson, dean of the School of Public Policy and senior fellow at The Davenport Institute at Pepperdine University; he tweets @Pete4CA 

Thad Kousser, department chair and professor of political science at University of California, San Diego

Matt Barreto, professor of Chicano studies and political science at University of California, Los Angeles; co-founder of the polling and research firm Latino Decisions

Karthick Ramakrishnan, professor and associate dean at the School of Public Policy at UC Riverside

John Myers, Sacramento bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times; he tweets @johnmyers

Raphe Sonenshein, executive director of the Pat Brown Institute at Cal State LA

Cenk Uygur, the host and creator of liberal YouTube news show "The Young Turks”; he tweets @cenkuygur

Ange-Marie Hancock-Alfaro, professor of political science and chair of gender studies at USC; she tweets @AngeMarieH