Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Georgia Independent Voters Calls for Top Two Open Primaries


INDEPENDENT VOTERS
Independent Voters a Growing National Force A full "40 percent of American voters consider themselves to be independents unswayed by party loyalties." (By Shyla Nambiar - Peachtree Corners resident and activist with Georgia Independent Voters, Peachtree Corners Patch) In Georgia last year, 77 percent of legislative races had only one candidate on the general election ballot, but this number would be significantly lowered if primaries were conducted as top-two nonpartisan processes, as it did in California last year.

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