News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 2 to 3 p.m.

California sees rise in Independent voters. What's the GOP to do?





Listen to story

11:37
Download this story 5MB

The Republican party in California is shrinking. Quickly.

New data released by Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Monday reveals the GOP has declined by about 400,000 registered voters over the last four years, as the number of voters registered as Independent is on the rise. 

L.A. Times Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers and GOP strategist Mike Madrid joined host Alex Cohen to talk about what's behind the decline, and what it could mean for California's political future.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.