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Proportional Representation

Top Two Reasons To Reject The Top Two Primary

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gautam Dutta

Here are the top two reasons to reject Prop 14, also called the "Top Two" Primary. First, Prop 14 will stifle political competition and debate. Second, Prop 14 will deprive voters of a full range of candidate choices.

Proportional Representation Is Like a Box of Chocolates : You Never Know What You're Going to Get

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azeem Ibrahim

If a party asks you to vote for it, it should be able to tell you what it will do with the power. But if we had proportional representation, it wouldn't be able to, because it wouldn't know.

Judicial Confirmation Process Needs 21st-Century Updating

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Hill

Recognizing the Supreme Court as an ideologically skewed judicial legislature helps us to understand how badly this crucial body needs to be updated for the 21st century.

Bush v. Gore Rears Its Head: The Politicization of Voting Rights (Part I)

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

Today, as the nation prepares to rid itself of the presidential yoke imposed seven years ago by the Supreme Court, the Court continues to engage in partisan judicial activism.

Delegate Math: Statistics Of The Week: Clinton is Winning

Will Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Will Bower

The DNC has engineered delegate values to the point where they no longer have any meaning. If each delegate represented a proportional number of humans, who would be in the lead, Clinton or Obama?