While the rest of the country veered right on Nov. 2, California did what it always does best – it took the road less traveled. Democrats swept nearly all the top state offices, and may even squeak by to get Kamala Harris in office as Attorney General despite early predictions of losing that office to the GOP.
What makes California so different from the rest of the country? The list is a long one, but when it comes to politics, Californians seem to have the ability to separate truth from television. Despite the ridiculous amount of money that Meg Whitman spent to try to buy herself a political career (a record-breaking $140-million-plus of her own money), California voters weren’t taken in by her slick advertisements or the barrage of media that her dollars bought.