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Republican Party Ohio plan

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Salty, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. Salty

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    How is this interesting? What is it designed to prevent?
     
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    If 5 large states or commonwealths - ie TX, NY, Ca, Fl, Pa - have early primaries, it is very possible that a candidate will pretty well wrap up the nomination. Thus small States or Commonwealth will in effect have no say so in the process of their Presidential candidate.

    Personally, I like the "Ohio Plan".
     
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    Need to eliminate crossover voting before any plan will be very productive.

    'Course this is a legal function of the state, but it's a fly on top of the ice cream if not addressed.

    I'm convinced that cross-party voting is what got the last R candidate on the ballot - certainly not mass appeal from the R constituency!:sleep:
     
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    I agree!
    Actually open primaries should be up to the State parties not the State government. Then why would Dem's want Reps voting in their primaries and vice-versa.
    Are open primaries permitted because independent and 3rd party members yell that they want to vote in the primary - (remember - a primary is NOT an election).
     
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