December 8 Open Thread

What else is going on?

• The Secretary of State’s office has approved Alameda County’s ranked choice voting system, so it will go into effect for next year’s elections. That will likely include the evenutal election of Ron Dellums’ successor.

• It’s telcos v consumer groups on the confirmation to the PUC of Rachelle Chong.

• Several major nurses unions have joined forces to increase their national influence.

• Who is going to answer the OC Fair Board’s legal questions now that they’ve been dropped by the AG’s office.