CALIFORNIA: The Faith That Shifts

California Democrats have elected only one governor in the 20th century. Last week, hoping to prevent Republicans from winning Democratic primaries under the state's cross-filing system, 1,500 Democratic delegates gathered in Fresno, endorsed:

For Governor: Richard P. (for Perrin) Graves, 47, a follower of Republican Governor Earl Warren and a registered Republican as recently as Dec. 14. Graves voted for Adlai Stevenson and four times for Franklin Roosevelt. He has switched his party registration four times: he was a Republican from 1928 to 1932, and from 1944 to 1953, a Democrat from 1932 to 1936, and an independent from 1936 to...

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