California reform not so good for Pelosi

Mickey Kaus Columnist
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It looks like California’s anti-gerrymandering redistricting is unlikely to yield the 5-seat Dem Congressional bonanza previously expected,** thanks to the state’s equally new “top 2” primary system, according to the authoritative Dan Walters. Some Dem candidates failed to make the cut. …


**–A widely read ProPublica report suggested the Democrats had gamed the system and would “likely pick up six or seven seats,” citing an internal party memo. Apparently not.

Mickey Kaus