Party primaries are a slow motion train wreck

Party primaries are a slow motion train wreck

Democracy SOS’s David Daley writes about the disenfranchisement of voters in the primary process and how ranked choice voting is the ideal solution. 

Each U.S. House seat represents about 747,000 people. But a bright-red congressional district in Indiana with nine GOP candidates was won with just 21,000 votes. In Ohio, where seven Republicans vied for the 13th congressional seat, the nomination went to a candidate with 28.6 percent and barely 16,000 votes. That’s just over 2 percent of the district selecting a member of Congress for the other three-quarters of a million people.

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