FLEISCHMAN: CA GOP Has Fared Poorly in ‘Jungle Primary’ Era

Over the past few weeks, leading into the California Republican Party’s convention in Orange County this weekend, there have been mailings supporting the argument that the “top two” or “jungle primary” system created by Proposition 14 in 2010 is a good idea.

Kamala Harris Loretta Sanchez Debate (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

EU Referendum Night: When Will We Know The Results?

After polls close at 10pm tonight, the full results of Britain’s referendum on European Union (EU) membership are unlikely to be known until after 7am. By around 3 or 4am, however, it is expected there will be a reasonably clear picture of which way the vote will go.


Top Lawyer: Ban Referendums To Save EU Project

In the wake of a potential ‘Brexit’ a top French lawyer has demanded that the European Union (EU) “stop sacrificing the European project” and ban referendums. Laurent Cohen-Tanugi called direct democracy “populist suicide” and claimed that people’s opinions in the internet


Swiss People’s Party Moves to Roll Out Burka Ban Nationwide

Switzerland could be the next European country to ban wearing the burka in public if campaigners are able to secure enough support for a national referendum. The Swiss canton of Ticino last year banned the wearing of the garments, prompting


Gay Marriage Referendum: Ireland Expected to Vote In Favour

The Irish will be heading to the polling stations on Friday to vote Yes or No as to whether: ‘Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex’ should be added to

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EU Launches Fund for Thinly Veiled Propaganda Project

British taxpayers have been signed up to paying £18million into an EU propaganda programme by MEPs from across the Continent, with only a tiny percentage earmarked for Eurocrat-approved programmes here in the UK. The ‘Europe for Citizens’ programme is designed