Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Avlon: Closed Partisan Primaries Lead to Vicious Hangover The Morning After

Voters in California have the chance today to vote for open primaries. This from CNN's John Avlon:

But the most potentially game-changing item on the ballot will get the least attention: a referendum called Proposition 14, which would make all future primaries open and nonpartisan, fully enfranchising the state's millions of independent voters and making it less likely that pandering to the partisan extremes will dominate the election process and lead to inevitable gridlock.

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