Newly drawn political boundaries and a new way of electing state lawmakers is the highlight of the upcoming June 5 primary. The changes could bring Democrats total control of the state Senate. As Republicans, Democrats and independents fight over contested seats,the new primary system has resulted in same-party runoffs.
The newly drawn 57th Assembly District in the heavily Latino, mostly Democrat, East San Gabriel Valley has become a bitter contest between two former party allies.
Pacifica’s Ernesto Arce has more from Los Angeles.