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Tue Mar 3, 2020, 11:13 PM Mar 2020

An idea for future Democratic Primaries.

How about, 18 months before the 1st primary, we have a nationally televised lottery system where we create 3 primary voting days for all states. Each date would have a roughly equal mix of hi population and mid-to low population states across regions. Think of it in terms of an NFL draft lottery and the marketing interest it would draw.

We have 3 debates scheduled with all viable candidates (criteria TBD) before the 1st Super-Tuesday (ST1). Results of the 1st primary would limit the next 2 debates before ST#2. Further minimum thresholds limit the field for ST#3. Not saying candidates can't run in all primaries, they just don't get free political time if they can't show results in ST#2 and #3. Seems like 3 weighted regional primaries would be a better system than what we have now.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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