How to Make the Primaries More Democratic

by , Adam Fogel // Published April 15, 2008
Many of our blog readers may be interested in a paper FairVote executive director Rob Richie and I recently released titled, "Delegating Democracy: How the Parties Can Make their Nominating Contests More Democratic." The paper highlights 6 reforms the parties can adopt to make sure their process reflects the true will of the people. We discuss how the Democrats can adopt rules to reign in the Superdelegates and how the Republicans would benefit from using a proportional delegate allocation system. You can read it here or download the PDF here.

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