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Democratic voter surge, Sanders could shift local races

Republican could lose traditional advantage in primaries if new voters turn out


Saturday, June 4, 2016

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Vince Vasquez, a National University policy analyst, said he’s confident that most of the newly registered Democrats, many of whom are ardent Sanders supporters, will end up casting ballots.

"This looks like a ‘blue’ primary and San Diego doesn’t get very many of those," Vasquez said. "You could see Bernie Sanders and these new voters having a significant effect on the outcome of local elections."