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Endorse Open Primaries

Partisan politics is not working for the American people. Congress has an abysmal approval rating and cannot legislate, much less innovate. We need new ways to conduct our political and civic life, but the political parties continue to assert their control over our voting and governing processes. The parties view gridlock as the solution, not the problem!

Endorse the open primaries movement and be a part of a growing coalition of diverse Americans working to educate and organize voters in all 50 states.

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Endorsements:

Brett Greisen
State run primaries run so that all voters who wish can vote for their Best Candidate, not just the Parties" choices.
Michael Smith
to end right wing control of the Democratic Party
Steve Monkiewicz
WE need an unfettered, open and honest primary season…for the sake of a positive, productive and responsive Democratic Republic…
Marsha Watson
I would have registered as an independent when I turned 18 in 1970, but AZ is a closed primary state. I wanted to be able to vote in the primaries. I understand both sides of the issue, but have believed since in high school that it would be better for everyone to have open primaries.
Scott Cole
Two unrepresentative groups of people should not have the power to dictate the choices the rest of us have for our political future.
Robyn Weisgerber
Ted Robb
I should not have to endorse a political party in order to be able to vote
Lisa McCoog
Jean Maugham
The tragic elimination of excellent candidates via the two party chokehold on the electoral process.
Gabriel Modderman
Allowing people to vote for the opposing party’s candidates during the primaries will provide extra support to candidates who are closer to the majority values of each state.
Rachel Martin
Every citizen should be able to vote for the candidate who they feel best matches their ideology and not their declared political affiliation.
Kealiikeola Simpson
Independence Party
Steve Guzman
Because we can’t let our country be led by two greedy, corrupt parties.
Casey McMurtrie
No single party represents my beliefs across all debates.
Joe Loiero
I am tired of being behind in the democratic process
Elizabeth Lykins
The U.S. elections no longer reflect the wishes of the American people.
Korey Phelps
Because in a democracy where nearly 50% of people identify as independent, every voice should count!
Korey Phelps
Because in a democracy where nearly 50% of people identify as independent, every voice should count!
Korey Phelps
Because in a democracy where nearly 50% of people identify as independent, every voice should count!
Sarah Hill
It is everyone’s right to vote regardless of party affiliation.
Veronica Roberts
It is the only fair and inclusive way to conduct an election, otherwise the election will be fraudulent to begin with. And who would be motivated to participate in a fraudulent election? Unless that’s what the powers that be want, to keep people from exercising their constitutional rights, so they can control the process and the country. That sucks!
Marcus Schlegel
Because voting on the choices one must choose from is as important as the ultimate choice itself.
Marcus Schlegel
Because voting on the choices one must choose from is as important as the ultimate choice itself.
Jeremy Jaeger
It is the only real and fair way to real democracy. My wife and I live in a closed primary state, and I had to change affiliation just to vote for my favorite candidate. Further, my favorite candidate had to run with a party that already made their choice in nomination before the election started. This is not what I would call democracy. Primaries need to be open.
michael sullivan
Forcing citizens to pledge allegiance to political party, in order to access the right to vote against the principals on which our country was founded.
It is fundamentally unfair to compel citizens to foot the bill to administer elections for nongovernmental political parties (whose interest are their own, not those of the government, state or people) while denying these same citizens access to the election process.