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Calif. voters among those getting mailers in controversial political study
Calif. voters among those getting mailers in controversial political study

An unconventional voter guide -- part of a controversial political science study that caused an uproar in Montana -- also hit the mailboxes of nearly 150,000 Californians last week. The mailers, which were sent out in two congressional districts by researchers at Stanford University and Dartmouth College, compare the ideologies of the area's congressional candidates, as well as the contenders for the state superintendent of public instruction. The candidates are described as "more liberal" or "more conservative" relative to President Obama and Mitt Romney, his GOP challenger in 2012. A Stanford spokeswoman said researchers determined the candidates'...

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