Monday, March 24, 2008

Weekend News Headlines for Independent Voters

INDEPENDENT VOTERS:
  • Pew: Most Americans Identify As Independents (By Justin Gardner, Donklephant)
  • Voter registration up in Mohave County AZ (Lake Havasu News Herald)
  • More people are listening to preachers (John Laird, The Columbian)

OPEN PRIMARIES: State has second chance at open primary system (By DAN WALTERS, Sac Bee)

PENNSYLVANIA:
  • Obama invites Pennsylvanians to join the party-In an effort to dent Clinton's lead, his campaign is asking Republican and independent voters to register as Democrats. (Los Angeles Times)
  • A Democratic contest worth their effort-looking at independents (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • In Pa., Obama focuses on popular vote totals-looking for new and indie voters (Boston Globe)
  • Democrats increase their numbers as primary deadline nears (Beaver County & Allegheny Times)

DELAWARE: Party loyalty proves weak-Democratic race for governor one reason for switch (The News Journal)

SOUTH DAKOTA: Primary closed - for now (Argus Leader)

ARIZONA: Political notebook: Democrats gaining, Republicans losing voters in state (East Valley Tribune)

ZOGBY POLL: Yepsen: Democrats self-destructing as primary fight drags on (Des Moines Register)

INDEPENDENTS AND REV WRIGHT: Understanding Your World: Obama's Speech Has Power to Unite (The Santa Fe New Mexican/Reprinted in Black Enterprise)

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