Independent voters in California (aka “decline to state”) vote in primaries at the whim of the party big-shots. And California Dems (including the school employees union) are playing some bad language games trying to dissuade voters from supporting Proposition 14, the “Top Two” open primary referendum on the ballot for a vote in June that will allow independents full participation. At issue is whether the political parties or the people have the power.
CALIFORNIA PROP 14
And, Arizona Repubs want to close their primaries to keep independent voters out:
What do independents think? Suggested reading:
Californians for an Open Primary-Yes on Prop 14
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