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Were The California Primaries A Blow To The Progressive Movement?

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew breaks down the results of the June 7 primaries. Overall, more moderate candidates were able to win against challengers from the right and left flanks of both parties, although there was a sizable protest vote in some instances.

Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter.

Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s politics editor.

Nathaniel Rakich is a senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.

Geoffrey Skelley is an elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.