We Need A New Primary System

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Florida’s move to reschedule its presidential primary in January is likely to push the entire primary calendar up by at least a month. It’s a replay of the 2008 election mess and should shine a bright light on what a completely broken system both parties have for selecting a nominee. But alas it’s been this broken for more than three decades and no fix is anywhere in sight. Eric Kleefeld explains the latest manifestation of the dysfunction.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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