Two Newspapers Editorialize in Support Proposition 11

The The Bakersfield Californian and The North County Times both recently released editorials in favor of Proposition 11. The Californian had this to say on the subject:

The deep-seated partisanship between Democrats and Republicans that has gummed up the works in Sacramento is largely a product of the redistricting process. Inside political deals have tainted the redrawing of the state’s legislative districts for decades. If an incumbent state senator, for example, faces no competition for re-election, what is to keep him or her from business as usual – toeing the party line? Where’s the accountability in that?

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