A Blue Tide in the Golden State

@article{Dyck2012ABT,
  title={A Blue Tide in the Golden State},
  author={Joshua J. Dyck and Gregg B. Johnson and Jesse T. Wasson},
  journal={American Politics Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={450 - 475}
}
Party identification is notoriously “sticky,” yet over the last three decades the California electorate has changed tremendously. A once red state has become one of the most reliable Democratic strongholds in the nation. What explains this change? One common explanation rests with population shifts and macropartisan trends. Another claims the combination of a rapidly expanding Latino electorate and a series of high-profile anti-immigrant ballot initiatives supported by the state’s Republicans… Expand

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