Demi Moore

Almost 32,000 leave (though others join) 'independent' political party founded by segregationist

Almost 32,000 leave (though others join) 'independent' political party founded by segregationist

A new analysis finds nearly 32,000 voters in California's American Independent Party changed their official registration and left the party in the two weeks after a Los Angeles Times investigation identified widespread confusion among the party's members.

The change comes after a series of stories last month about voters who had intended to be politically independent, what's known in California as having "no party preference." A poll conducted for The Times found 73% of American Independent Party members did not know they had registered...

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