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New data indicate bleak future for California GOP unless it retools
New data indicate bleak future for California GOP unless it retools

The big picture keeps getting bleaker for the California Republican Party. Young voters aren't joining. Neither are Latinos and moderates. Elderly white conservatives dominate the shrinking state GOP. And they don't offer much of a future. If you're a committed Republican, it's already depressing in California. No Republican holds statewide office. Republicans are outnumbered by Democrats at least two to one in the state's U.S. House delegation, the state Senate and the Assembly. Indicative of the Democratic dominance is the GOP's tumbling voter registration, down at last count to 28.4%. Democratic registration also has fallen, but less precipitously, to...

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