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        I think that the redistricting commission did a better job than I expected but the top two primary is a disaster.  I live in a CD with two Democrats in the runoff. While it is nice that the seat is 100% safe for our party we now have a wasteful general election where resources that would be used to defeat GOPers will instead be used against other Dems. In a real primary Sherman would have won in June and the GOPers and Greens would have their own protest candidates to vote for rather than the McCain endorsed Howard Berman. Berman had a great career in politics but is now going out as an asshole (he should have retired).

         Meanwhile in our US Senate race I have nobody to vote for. I can either leave that line blank or reluctantly vote for DiFi. When she really needed my vote to defeat a Republican I gave it to her but she is 110% safe this year. Not voting goes against my grain but DiFi is another asshole who should have retired long ago. A protest vote speaks louder than a protest abstention. Top two gives everyone fewer choices. Let the party members vote in their primaries and let everyone vote for any party nominee in the general election. Top two is a loser for California.

    Diehard Swingnut, disgruntled Democrat, age 54, new CA-30

    by Zack from the SFV on Fri Sep 21, 2012 at 12:59:58 AM PDT

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