Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Hankster News of the Day for Independent Voters June 13: Open Primaries Wave of the Future
Bill Hillsman should campaign for open primaries...
CALIFORNIA TOP TWO
Judgment still awaits on 'Top Two' primary success (MODESTO BEE) This was a low-turnout primary. For that and other reasons, we won't know if redistricting reform and "top two" will produce lasting and worthwhile change for several election cycles. But it will be interesting to watch — another reason for voters to pay attention.
MAINE OPEN PRIMARY
OUR OPINION: Primary system needs to reflect political reality - Most Maine voters unenrolled, independent candidates routine (Kennebec Journal) Maine could benefit from an open primary system that makes the final vote a race between two candidates, with the winner getting more than half the vote.
WHY BILL HILLSMAN SHOULD…
California Top Two Primary Roundup – Quotables from the Political Media (Independent Voters of America)
NOTE: Top article here is Jason Olson's Independent Thoughts on CA's Primary Results on IVN