It’s time for Pennsylvania to open its primary elections to all voters
This article is part of U.S. Democracy Day, a nationwide collaborative on Sept. 15, the International Day of Democracy, in which news organizations cover how democracy works and the threats it faces. To learn more, visit usdemocracyday.org Pennsylvania’s closed primaries keep most voters out of a key part of the decision-making process, namely which candidates […]
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