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    Democracy & Voting Rights

    Sonja Diaz in Alert Forbes: “The Central Valley gives California a recall rarity: a squeaker of a race”


    Data from the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative show that Latinos in Merced County voted 75% against the recall, while white voters there came in at 75% in favor of ousting Newsom. The takeaway, said Sonja Diaz, the founder, and director of the UCLA center, is that California’s electorate is increasingly influenced by younger voters of color, even as “mature” white voters decline across the state.