- Harry Kresky commented on Are voting rights for all voters? Let's ask Hillary 2015-07-01 18:33:19 -0400Great piece.
For Americans, it’s hard not to believe that winning is everything. If you can’t win, why play the game? Recent developments in the effort to achieve nonpartisan primary elections have reminded me of what my mentor Fred Newman said about the subject of winning. "Not only isn’t winning everything, but losing advances the struggle."
On July 7th the U.S. Supreme Court received a petition asking it to hear a case challenging the constitutionality of New Jersey’s taxpayer funded closed primary system which bars 47 percent of the States’ voters, who have chosen not to affiliate with a political party, from participating in the first round of voting, the primary.