California lives on the edge of change. A few years ago, the Golden State adopted two big changes to its elections: Open primaries in which voters choose candidates from any party, and a top-two primary where the top two finishers qualify for the general election, regardless of party. The idea was to elect more moderate candidates.
The “blue wave” Democrats hope will sweep the nation this year, starting in California, looks to have survived the state’s unusual top-two primary, with Democrats likely to appear on the ballot in . . .