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More California Voters Using Absentee Ballots than Going to Polls

For the first time in California history, more voters may be sending in absentee ballots than going to the polls. California’s Secretary of State Bruce McPherson estimates at least 45 percent of vote

For the first time in California history, more voters may be sending in absentee ballots than going to the polls. California’s Secretary of State Bruce McPherson estimates at least 45 percent of votes will be cast by mail, but the number could rise to more than half. How is that changing the campaign season, and what does this trend mean for California politics? Gloria Penner talks to a pollster about the change.

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  • John Nienstedt , president, Competitive Edge Research and Communication.