THE TV PRIMARIES

THE TV PRIMARIES

Michael J. Robinson

Most of us have grown up with the idea that large states have more influence in the selection of a President than small states because of the peculiarities of our electoral system. The big states do wield significant power on Election Day because of the all-or- nothing quality of the electoral college vote. But there is, in fact, an even greater inequality of influence among the states during the nominating process-the state conventions, caucuses, and pri- mary elections. This particular inequality c...

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