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Posted by Sammy Kohn-Levitt on May 18, 2016 at 2:50 PM

Open Primaries President John Opdycke sits down with Pat Boyle of KXL-FM Portland radio to talk about Portland's closed primaries

Pat Boyle

A national non-profit group would like to see Oregon's closed primary system go away. John Opdycke with Open Primaries says it leaves thousands of Oregon voters on the sidelines, especially if you're not registered Democrat or Republican.

John Opdycke

If you're an Independent you'll get a ballot, you'll be able to vote in some local and county elections, but you won't be able to cast a ballot for the President, and that is fundamentally unfair and undemocratic.

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