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California voters cranky as economy sours

As California voters go to the polls today in a low-turnout primary, those who bother to show up aren't likely to be happy.

With a teetering economy and an unpopular war, only 17 percent of voters in a new state Field Poll believe the country is headed in the right direction, the most dour view in 16 years.

With state government facing burgeoning debts and lawmakers debating sweeping cuts or tax hikes, only 23 percent believe California is on the right track, the worst rating in five years.

Read the complete story at sacbee.com

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