Despite often winning a majority of votes, the Democratic Party is at an electoral disadvantage in legislatures that appears to be worsening. Author Jonathan Rodden explains the current problem and why national reform is unlikely.
Several county clerks claimed that state Rep. Daire Rendon requested access to the voting tabulators after the 2020 general election. State police and the attorney general have begun investigating election machine access.
The amount the state receives will rely on how many people have poor or no Internet access. But time is short to accurately collect the information. The planning grant deadline is Aug. 15.
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California Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham, regarding his proposed bill that would allow parents to sue social media companies for harming their children who have become addicted to the platforms. Parents will be able to sue the companies for up to $25,000 per violation. The bill passed the Assembly on Monday, May 23. (Associated Press — May 24, 2022)