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Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:49 PM

I absolutely resent

that rural Iowa, tiny New Hampshire, largely vacant Nevada and two states from the deep south choose the nominees for POTUS. What about New York, California (that has the 8th largest economy in the world), Ohio, Illinois and even bat-shit crazy Florida do not get say on who runs.

it's stupid. There should be a single national primary or multiple primaries that make up a demographics of the entire country.

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Reply I absolutely resent (Original post)
KauaiK Feb 2016 OP
yourout Feb 2016 #1
demwing Feb 2016 #2
CorkySt.Clair Feb 2016 #5
gwheezie Feb 2016 #3
LexVegas Feb 2016 #4
Jbradshaw120 Feb 2016 #6
Karma13612 Feb 2016 #7
MannyG Feb 2016 #8
rbrnmw Feb 2016 #9
MannyG Feb 2016 #10

Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:52 PM

1. Primarys should all rotate....period.

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:52 PM

2. but that would be democratic

 

and even the "Democratic" Party has abandoned democratic principles.

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Response to demwing (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:54 PM

5. There's never been a national primary

 

First election?

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:53 PM

3. I agree with some kind of tiered system

I think there needs to be some ability to narrow the field but this drawn out process stifles the democratic process. In 08 I never got to vote for my #1 pick.

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:54 PM

4. Not going your way, huh? nt

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:56 PM

6. How about we keep the schedule,

BUT no results until the entire country votes? I like that idea.

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 08:57 PM

7. The "inevitability" and "momentum" that happens in the current

system ruins the whole point of the process.

Some say it isn't feasible to hold one day across the country for primaries.

I say it is the only fair way so that all the states voters have a say.

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Response to KauaiK (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 09:02 PM

8. I agree with your complaint, but your plan wouldn't work

Too much of an advantage to candidates with more name recognition & a bigger war chest.

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Response to MannyG (Reply #8)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 09:03 PM

9. Hi

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Response to rbrnmw (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 27, 2016, 09:09 PM

10. Hi

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