Voting, California-style

By Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais This blog first appeared on the Los Angeles Times website on November 23, 2012. If we want to 'fix' voting in America, the Golden State could be the model. The lessons of the 2012 election are still being learned, but here's one we already know: We need to do more to increase voter participation. In many battleground states, the intense and highly partisan presidential campaign bumped up turnout percentages from 2008. But in most states, where the outcome of the presidential contest was predictable, voter participation fell from the historically high levels…

Nagourney, Kennard, Dotan, and Winograd talk campaign politics post-Super Tuesday in latest Road to White House installment

In collaboration with USC's Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise and the Unruh Institute of Politics, CCLP hosted the most recent installment of the weekly Road to the White House speaker series yesterday. This week's topic was "Politics, Media, and the Presidential Primaries after Super Tuesday." The panel that led this discussion was moderated by CCLP senior fellow and former White House Senior Policy Advisor, Morley Winograd. He was joined by Tom Dotan, editor-at-large for Neon Tommy; Los Angeles Bureau Chief and former Chief National Political Correspondent for the New York Times Adam Nagourney; and finally by…