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How moving up CA’s primary could impact 2020 presidential election




Stickers are lined up for voters at a polling place inside Barrio Action Youth & Family Center in El Sereno on Tuesday afternoon, June 7, 2016 during the California primary election.
Stickers are lined up for voters at a polling place inside Barrio Action Youth & Family Center in El Sereno on Tuesday afternoon, June 7, 2016 during the California primary election.
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The California Legislature is moving forward on a plan to switch the state's presidential primary election from June to March, a move that would change the national strategy for presidential candidates but has unclear implications for local voters.

S.B. 568 appears to have broad support among lawmakers. Final votes in the Senate and Assembly are expected by Friday; it would then advance to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

Read the rest of Mary’s story here.

Guest:

Mary Plummer, senior politics reporter for KPCC who’s been following the story; she tweets @maryplummer