Tonight's U.S. Senate debate in Los Angeles is the last chance to see Attorney General Kamala Harris and Orange County congresswoman Loretta Sanchez face off against each other before the election. In a race in which a large percentage of the state's voters remains undecided, the debate may help voters choose which of the two Democrats is best suited to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer.
The measure is Gov. Jerry Brown’s effort to fix what he sees as problems created when inmates have no incentive to improve themselves. It also aims to reduce crowding in state prisons, which have been under federal court oversight for a decade.
Harris previously announced she wouldn't be taking a position on any ballot measure.