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Mark Z. Barabak

Mark Z. Barabak covers state and national politics for the Los Angeles Times, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A reporter for more than 40 years, Barabak has covered campaigns and elections in 49 of the 50 states, including all or part of the last 10 presidential campaigns and dozens of mayoral, gubernatorial and U.S. Senate contests. He also reported from the White House and Capitol Hill during the George H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations.
In Michigan, Wisconsin and elsewhere, losers seek to undermine election results

A bid to recall Gavin Newsom before he takes office in California and efforts to neuter Democrats in the Midwest are part of a strategy extending scorched-earth campaign tactics to governing. Some worry it will further erode faith in the political system by undercutting constitutional principles.

It ain’t over when it’s over: In Michigan, Wisconsin and elsewhere, losers seek to undermine election results

Democrat Gavin Newsom has yet to become California governor, but already a candidate for state Republican Party chairman is promoting a recall effort.In Michigan and Wisconsin, GOP lawmakers have rushed through legislation to thwart their incoming Democratic governors and hamper others in the opp...

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