Politico | Gop Fades to Irrelevance in California

If you want to know why no one is talking about which way California will go in the November presidential election, the answer is simple: Mitt Romney doesn’t have a prayer.

It’s not the polls that lead to that conclusion. All you have to do is look at the state’s latest voter registration statistics.

They’re really quite stunning in what they reveal about the GOP’s fade toward irrelevance in the nation’s largest state.

There used to be a time when California regularly produced talent for GOP presidential ticket. And from 1952 through 1988, the Republican nominee carried the state in every presidential election but one.

 

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