Open Primaries

Why America Needs Open Primaries



Florida voters will have the chance to cast a ballot for top two open primaries in 2020. Learn about the campaign to let All Voters Vote in the Sunshine State and get involved at AllVotersVote.org

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St. Louis is one of only a handful of cities that still conducts partisan municipal elections. Candidates regularly come into office with a minority of the vote. The STL Approves Campaign is hoping to change that with “Proposition D for Democracy,” which combines Top Two Open Primaries with Approval Voting and will be on the 2020 ballot.To learn more visit www.stlapproves.org.

  • 86% of Americans believe the government is broken
  • 43% of Americans, including 50% of Millennials, identify as politically independent
  • 70% of Americans support open primaries
  • Primaries are conducted with taxpayer money. The closed presidential primaries in 2016 cost taxpayers a quarter billion dollars, yet left out 26.3 million voters

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