The Brief Reign of Governor Tom
It won't last long, but Tom Torlakson's brief term as Acting Governor next week will be one for the record… [more]
Sharon Runner (1954-2016)
According to an article in the Sacramento Bee, Senator Sharon Runner has died. Runner, the 99th woman… [more]
Best Parody Twitter Accounts of the Capitol
Humans are human. It's because of this that life in and around the California capitol has inspired some… [more]
Behold! The 2016 California’s Legislature has Arrived!
There is exciting news this week in the world of California legislative publications that you can get… [more]
Gary Link Departs
This week, the State Senate said goodbye to Gary Link, who had served a Policy Consultant with the… [more]
Welcome to the California Legislative History blog
The purpose of the One Voter Project websites is to educate the public (and those who are involved in state politics or policy-making) about the political landscape around them, and to assure them that there is a long history that has led to the occasionally turbulent world of California politics. Looking to the past gives us a reference point from which to view current events and reminds us that there is a precedent for almost everything.