Norman Solomon: Even some of the pro-Biden delegates said they were miffed that he wasn’t showing up—in contrast to the 14 presidential candidates who accepted invitations to address the convention.
John M. Bachar, Jr.: If both states had fair, democratic election systems, Bernie Sanders would have had the majority of the pledged delegates and would have likely been declared the nominee for President at the Democratic National Convention.
Michael Hertz: I worked as a pollworker and I can only tell you that my North Hollywood precinct was a poster child for uncounted ballots.
Sharon Kyle: Although corporate controlled mainstream media ignores the vast majority of the ballot, the LA Progressive has provided an updated Progressive Voter Guide and a Judging the Judges piece to help you to be a more informed voter.
Robert Nelson: This year young people are particularly active. Democratic Party leaders seem not to care. They feel that the young enthusiastic voters who have gathered around the candidacy of Bernie Sanders can be taken for granted in the fall. Will Democrats Win
Frank Fear: The two-party political party system doesn’t align well with the political temperament of many Americans. The system, as configured, compels many voters to choose between a party-endorsed Democrat and a party-endorsed Republican.
Dick and Sharon: The White vote no longer rules the roost in California, casting just 48% of Democratic the votes—slightly less than the combined Latino (26%), Asian-American (13%), and African-American (10%) votes.