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EmperorHasNoClothes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-02-08 01:13 PM
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7. There are good reasons to spread the primary out
rather than having every state on the same day. However, they should be spread out over a couple of months at most, and not over 5 months. There are 50 states, we could reasonably do 6 per week. The order should be rotated, too, to give every state a say from time to time.
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  -The drumbeat to end the race is why states trip over each other to get early primaries dsc  Mar-02-08 12:28 PM   #0 
  - The bigger question:  LWolf   Mar-02-08 12:34 PM   #1 
  - I am planning to piss in the wind when my state holds its primary IN JUNE  havocmom   Mar-02-08 12:40 PM   #3 
     - I'll be right before you, on May 20th.  LWolf   Mar-02-08 01:49 PM   #10 
  - I understand your feelings about leaving us out.  NC_Nurse   Mar-02-08 12:38 PM   #2 
  - sorry but this refrain is always heard, every single year  dsc   Mar-02-08 01:24 PM   #8 
  - I Live In Pennsylvania, And We Never Have A Say In the Nomination...  JimGinPA   Mar-02-08 12:48 PM   #4 
  - on the one hand  hfojvt   Mar-02-08 12:49 PM   #5 
  - Because Iowa, New Hampshire, & South Carolina Voters Have a God-Given Right to Choose Our Presidents  AndyTiedye   Mar-02-08 12:55 PM   #6 
  - There are good reasons to spread the primary out  EmperorHasNoClothes   Mar-02-08 01:13 PM   #7 
  - why not have the GE spread out? it's a joke, fer christ's sake. all it does is create a bandwagon ef  VotesForWomen   Mar-02-08 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Spread-out primaries ARE imparative as we get more time to observe candidates  havocmom   Mar-02-08 02:35 PM   #14 
  - I would have loved to have voted for Joe Biden, but that was not to be..n/t  monmouth   Mar-02-08 01:29 PM   #9 
  - You're right on the money.  tgnyc   Mar-02-08 02:18 PM   #11 
  - one day national primary. nt  VotesForWomen   Mar-02-08 02:22 PM   #12 
  - I am not asking her to drop out!  PassingFair   Mar-02-08 02:38 PM   #15 
 

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