Posted Thursday, April 1, 2010
Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner proposes new voting rules for people who want to switch parties in the May primary. Meanwhile she faces an uphill battle in her bid for the Democratic Party's Senate nomination. Thursday morning at 9, join host Dan Moulthrop and guests for analysis of those stories and the latest on the northern Ohio militia members now under arrest. Also, stay tuned at 9:30 for the Capitol Steps April Fool's Special.
Government/Politics, Other, Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement, Terrorism
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My father was a Republican and much to his dismay, I became a D. So I would switch parties any year he was running for an office to vote for him in the primary.
Ohio’s closed primary system, as well as the proposed “challenges” exclude independent voters, and discourages voters from voting for the person and not the party. Jennifer Brunner impressed me with how she made sure voters could do so manually despite inexplicable opposition, but she is way off the mark on this.