Endorsements

  • The Times' endorsements in the June 7 election

    The Times' endorsements in the June 7 election

    These are The Times' endorsements for the June 7 primary. The Times endorses selectively; these recommendations do not cover every race on every Californian’s ballot. Voting by mail is underway. In the presidential race, voters select from candidates running for a particular party nomination; winners...

  • Vote for anyone but Trump in the California primary

    Vote for anyone but Trump in the California primary

    California Republicans will find themselves in a familiar position when they cast their votes in the June 7 presidential primary. The party has already chosen its putative nominee — in this instance, real estate mogul Donald Trump — because contests earlier on the calendar have winnowed the field to...

  • The Times' Superior Court judicial endorsements

    The Times' Superior Court judicial endorsements

    Voters in Los Angeles County will see seven judicial races on their June 7 ballots. In three of them, lawyers have challenged judges who are seeking to be re-elected to new six-year terms. But the challengers fail to measure up to the people they want to replace, and the Times on Wednesday recommended...

  • The Times' picks in June's judicial races

    The Times' picks in June's judicial races

    How is a voter to separate the good judicial candidates from the bad ones?Rarely are there candidate forums, so there are few chances to make comparisons or ask questions. There is little news reporting about judges or judicial races, so reliable and even-handed information is scarce.The Times...

  • Punishing corrupt politicians is important, but Prop. 50 isn't the way to do it

    Punishing corrupt politicians is important, but Prop. 50 isn't the way to do it

    Proposition 50, the sole measure on the June 7 ballot, grew out of an extremely bad year for the California Senate.It was 2014, and one veteran lawmaker — Sen. Roderick D. Wright (D-Inglewood) — had been convicted in January of voter fraud and perjury for lying to voters about living in his district....

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