A proposal to move the primary to June received an informational hearing. Some legislators believe moving the primary to June will result in higher voter turnout and will allow candidates more time to talk about their policies with the public.
Others are skeptical of moving to a June Primary. They argue it will extend the length in which campaigns can spend money on commercials and literature. As a result, they fear that the public will become weary of campaigns and will be less likely to vote.
STATUS: The bill is in the Rules Committee. (S.F. 1394)
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