Tuesday, August 04, 2009

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

INDEPENDENT VOTERS
Continued look at who independent voters are/are not and Obama's poll numbers...


SCHWARZENEGGER/OPEN PRIMARIES
Calif Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger is determined to leave a legacy of reform -- particularly open primaries, which would give more power to voters
  • Schwarzenegger is unpopular but undaunted (George Skelton, Capitol Journal, LA Times)
  • A State of Confusion editorial: State needs fixes to avoid a repeat (Sac Bee) As for the Legislature itself, an open primary in place of the partisan nominating system we have now might help elect more moderate lawmakers and lead to a more consensus-oriented body.

No comments: