October 26, 2013


Memo Paints Grim Picture of California Republicans

The Los Angeles Times reports that "buried in the avalanche of documents released in the state probe of secretive political groups was a fairly succinct description of the problems facing California Republicans."

The memo was from GOP consultant Jeff Miller: "Over the last two decades, California's working class has slowly migrated out of the state and Latino and women voters are completely disenfranchised with the Republican Party. There are only a few pockets of conservative voters left in the state and they are only able to help carry the day for Republicans in ultra-low turnout elections on issues where campaign spending is at parity or to the Republican advantage, and where the Democratic and union grass-roots apparatus is not activated."

"There is no good way to sugarcoat this... The Republican label is anathema to younger voters, women and Latinos -- growing voter blocs with real significance to future elections."










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