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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:

Nina Ramos
We need honest elections, which we don’t have now.
Alisha Franklin
Democratic elections means that the people get to choose who they vote from regardless of their political party affiliations. With open elections, we the people, choose who will run for President instead of the political parties choosing for us.
Mike Huber
My wife and I have given up our ‘right’ to vote in primaries in Maryland, to avoid the volume of political cruft one has to endure when registered for a party. I also don’t identify as a Democrat or a Republican.

I’ve been a proponent to run-off or two-round elections for many years and believe switching to this system for all elections will remove a practice that disenfranchises many voters and will reduce the affect of two largest political parties on the future of our Nation.
Rebecca Young-Jones
We need to deconstruct the Electoral College and bring fair voting rights and open elections to America
John Eldon
We The People, not the two major political parties, should be choosing our leaders. At least this is what our founders envisioned. The parties have become so polarized that the plurality of Americans in or near the political center do not feel they have a comfortable home within either.

Citizenship, not membership in a political party, is the sole Constitutional qualification for eligibility to cast a ballot, and this is as true of primary elections as it is of general/runoff elections.

I am fortunate to live in a state which currently has open primary elections, which have been functioning beautifully for several years. Now I need the right to vote for any candidate in the Presidential primaries to make my freedom complete.
Margarita Mercure Hibbs
Here in Torrance County, New Mexico, we are proud that one of our local community leaders, Peter Nieto from Mountainair, NM already serves on your NM board. Keep up the good work. This issue will succeed with more knowledge by the people. Because of Peter’s involvement, Torrance County Democratic Party Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/TorranceCountyDemocraticParty has been sharing your postings throughout this past year and we will continue to support your efforts.
Ronald Butikofer
I didn’t get to vote in the last primary and it pissed me off just because I am an independent..
Laura Bergquist
The overwhelming majority of American voters are not affiliated with “either” party; they are Independent! All Americans should have a voice in choosing the candidates; Especially The Majority!! EVERYONE: small, grassroots and/or disenfranchised organizations & voters deserves REAL CHOICES!! This has never been as glaringly apparent as it was during the recent primaries & general election!! #FixTheSystem!! #TheTimeForChangeIsNOW!! #OfByAndForThePeople!! 🇺🇸
Michael Probst
I am a registered Independent and my voice doesn’t count when the vote actually counts. Selecting people for election should not be owned by the parties but by the people. In an age when corporations are counted as people it is more important than ever for “real” people to count.
Lisa-Jo Warren
The 2 party system has held the duopoly for far to long. We demand open primaries and rank choice voting now. We are so done with 2 parties. More than 14 Million have Dem-exit already.
Lisa-Jo Warren
The 2 party system has held the duopoly for far to long. We demand open primaries and rank choice voting now. We are so done with 2 parties. More than 14 Million have Dem-exit already.
Lisa-Jo Warren
The 2 party system has held the duopoly for far to long. We demand open primaries and rank choice voting now. We are so done with 2 parties. More than 14 Million have Dem-exit already.
Barbara Wolfe
Please open primaries are the only way to guarantee that everyone has a voice.
robert capaldi
to return the power to the people!
Ruthann Hurwitz
Every citizen should have the opportunity to vote! No one should be forced to join a party.
Claude Watson
Leigh Anne Jasheway
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Annemarie Golden
To prevent a future debacle like we have now!
Elizabeth Skowronek
Until our state has open primaries, I will sign up as the opposite party in order to better defeat useless incumbents
Carly Compton
I am educated well enough to choose my own candidate and do not need politicians doing it for me! It is every Americans right!
Brett Greisen
State run primaries run so that all voters who wish can vote for their Best Candidate, not just the Parties" choices.