ALAMEDA, Calif. — California voters signed off on most of the local bond measures they faced Tuesday, while also approving a major shakeup to the state’s primary election process and rejecting a measure that would have made it harder to establish and expand municipal electric utilities.

The state’s Republicans nominated former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman as their candidate for governor. She will face former governor and current Attorney General Jerry Brown, who had no serious opposition in the Democratic primary.

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