Thursday :: Mar 9, 2006

Open Thread


by Mary

Reviewing the outcome of the Cuellar vote on Tuesday, Markos said closed primaries are essential for political parties to select good candidates. The theory behind open primaries is that they allow candidates that can attract bipartisan support to get selected. However sometimes the opposing party can use an open primary to make mischief.

Do you think primaries should be closed where only registered party members can vote for the candidates? This and all other topics welcome.

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