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Colobo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-01-07 10:37 PM
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10. It should all be the same day
A smart candidate would NOT ignore small states. It's the same crap with the electoral college...
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  -Dumb Question: Why aren't the primary elections just held on the same day? gulliver  Jun-01-07 09:26 PM   #0 
  - I think that is a great idea.  glowing   Jun-01-07 09:28 PM   #1 
  - I know - I've always wondered the same thing.  OhGodNotAgain   Jun-01-07 09:30 PM   #2 
  - Not a dumb question  Imalittleteapot   Jun-01-07 09:30 PM   #3 
  - Ditto wonderer here.  southerncrone   Jun-01-07 09:34 PM   #4 
  - They'd Ignore Smaller States  iamjoy   Jun-01-07 09:34 PM   #5 
  - "Bonus" delegates hadn't occurred to me . . .  gratuitous   Jun-01-07 10:53 PM   #11 
     - The Problem With Rotating  iamjoy   Jun-02-07 09:08 AM   #17 
  - The traditional idea  NoPasaran   Jun-01-07 09:37 PM   #6 
  - I can tell you it WAS because having them staggered over many months gave the candidates  napi21   Jun-01-07 09:38 PM   #7 
  - It gives candidates without obscene money-making machines a fighting chance.  Telly Savalas   Jun-01-07 09:43 PM   #8 
  - it's getting to be that way. but, it is hard to try to hit all 50 so fast.  illinoisprogressive   Jun-01-07 09:59 PM   #9 
  - It should all be the same day  Katzenkavalier   Jun-01-07 10:37 PM   #10 
  - I think the primaries should be staggered over a whole month by region  BluegrassDem   Jun-02-07 12:31 AM   #12 
  - face to face campaigning  Jim4Wes   Jun-02-07 12:48 AM   #13 
  - The candidate with the most money would win every time  Hippo_Tron   Jun-02-07 01:02 AM   #14 
  - So what would happen if there was no clear winner?  Recovered Repug   Jun-02-07 02:26 AM   #15 
  - The convention would decide.  MaineDem   Jun-02-07 09:18 AM   #19 
  - Big media/money chooses the primary winners if there is a single primary day. (nt)  w4rma   Jun-02-07 02:30 AM   #16 
  - Money  MaineDem   Jun-02-07 09:16 AM   #18 
  - Dumb's based on a 19th Century model...  sutz12   Jun-02-07 09:25 AM   #20 
  - Great question that is drawing a lot of thoughtful answers  slackmaster   Jun-02-07 10:10 AM   #21 
  - Far too many states to cover  dansolo   Jun-02-07 10:33 AM   #22 

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