Monday, March 15, 2010

California Proposition 14 Open Primary Ballot Wording Legal Decision Favorable to Independents

More commentary on California's Proposition 14 "top two" open primary referendum after Judge Allen Sumner's ballot language ruling on Friday. The ruling was seen as a win for independent voters by attorney Harry Kresky of IndependentVoting and by Californians for an Open Primary/Yes on 14... Meanwhile, state Rep. Hunter Greene, a Republican who chairs the state House Ways and Means Committee, wants an open primary for Louisiana.... Plus some more state political news below, including NYS Independence Party boss picks Schumer for Gov...

PROPOSITION 14
LOUISIANA OPEN PRIMARY
GOVERNORS RACES
  • Cahill navigating uncharted waters-No independent has won statewide race (By Brian C. Mooney, Boston Globe) Cahill often invokes voter registration statistics to buttress his rationale for an independent candidacy. Democrats outnumber Republicans more than 3 to 1, but so-called unenrolled voters now constitute 51 percent of the electorate.
NEW YORK

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