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California Politics: From Our Archives

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A letter originally published in the December 7, 1911, issue, shortly after the passage of numerous amendments to the California Constitution, including the provision for the recall of all elective officers--which, as the letter writer notes, passed overwhelmingly by 77 percent--gives a hint that politics in California is in a class to itself.

This letter, from our December 7, 1911 issue, and editorial, from October 27, 1962, are special selections from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on California, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article ever.

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