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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 11:41 AM
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7. How about this:
Proportional representation of delegates with no "super delegates."

All based on a primary which operates like this:

No caucuses.

No polling. Of any kind, until there is a nominee.

100% public financing of the campaigns: no donors of any kind, and no outside groups doing any campaigning.

Add to that some sort of fairness doctrine guaranteeing every candidate equal, neutral media time.

It's called an "even start."

Finally, these two things:

Mail in ballots in every state, with one national counting day regardless of when a state actually votes. That counting day to be when the final polls close in the final state. Regardless of when the votes are cast, the vote counting for every state begins at the same time, after the final vote has been cast.

Finally, IRV.

I believe that would produce a nominee determined by democratic principles and a democratic process.
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