Editors’ Note: Prime-time Primaries

After an intense season of debates filled with finger-pointing, handshakes and candidates dropping out of the election, those who are eligible to vote had important decisions to make at the polls. On Tuesday, millions of people cast their ballots in the California primary election. For some of us, this might have been our first time participating in an election and for others, this might have been just one of the many elections that we’ve been a part of. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned veteran, there’s a lot of information to absorb during this time. While this is just the beginning of the election season, here’s the rundown on all things primary-related. From issues like Proposition 3 to Measure C, we have prepared a great assortment of pieces to satisfy your democracy-craving needs. Take a look at our primary election 2020 issue and read about the media’s role in this election cycle, the unique importance of local politics and more. This is the prime time for politics!

Joyce Cam is the special issues editor. Contact Joyce at [email protected]. Contact Allison Fong at [email protected]. Contact Lexa Feldman at [email protected].