Thursday, March 08, 2007

California: Earlier primaries bad for independents?

Dan Walters says "Early primary would be a great move — for politicians" in the Fresno Bee:
...Independent voters -- the fastest-growing segment of the electorate -- would have almost no motivation to vote in party primary elections, which would be dominated by the most liberal Democratic voters and the most conservative Republicans, thus distorting the dynamics of divisive ballot measures even more....

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