California top-two primary and legislative races

J. Andrew Sinclair, a Ph.D. student here at Caltech is working on a project to study primary election processes and their implications for political representation. He write a brief that summarizes some of his observations regarding the two-top primary held earlier this year in California, and some of the implications for legislative races in the state: “Results and Implications: The June ‘Top-Two’ Primary & Californian’s 2012 Legislative Races.