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To: Repeal The 17th

I would think it’s the state legislation since either state political party could be in charge at any given time and the rules would change all the time...

Many states put that question on the ballot for the citizens to decide....

Because there are so many “independents” who are locked out of a primary vote...times are changing...

I know in Florida as an independent you have to declare which primary you plan to vote in and cannot vote in the other party primary

That leads to serious manipulation of the process....

If the dems don’t run a primary....all the independents can vote in the gop primary....which can really sku the vote up...


27 posted on 03/15/2014 5:23:33 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Popman

“... “Who” determines if a primary is “open” or “closed”? ...”
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“... I would think it’s the state legislation ...”
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That is what I ‘think’ also.
Georgia has open primaries and it pisses me off.
This might become my new mission.


31 posted on 03/15/2014 5:33:09 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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