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Videos offer help in sorting through state ballot measures
Videos offer help in sorting through state ballot measures

Confused by the conflicting TV ads and political mail concerning the state measures on the Nov. 4 ballot? Can't face reading through the arguments in the official election booklet? Some recently released videos could help. First, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College released its Video Voter Series last week. The short videos, one for each of the six state measures on the fall ballot, were developed with the help of elections expert Robert M. Stern, formerly head of the Center for Governmental Studies. Student researchers take turns explaining how much a ballot measure would cost, list its supporters and opponents and summarize what each...

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