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tqla Donating Member (104 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 10:37 AM
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5. Does anybody have an informed forecast for this?
I voted against this measure. I find this blurb from the article interesting - all Parties opposed it!

Under an open primary system, voters will no longer be limited to choosing among candidates from their own parties. Proposition 14 puts the top two vote-getters in primary races for congressional, state legislative and statewide offices, regardless of political party, in a face-off in the general election.

Backers of the measure said the shift would produce more moderate candidates because they would have to appeal to a wider group of voters.

The state Democratic and Republican parties opposed the change, as did minor parties.
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