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June 14, 2012
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Reason we call them races

While waiting for results on Tuesday night, we tried our hand at brainstorming a little election reform.

We could have selected a presidential nominee in July for all the good the First in the West caucus did the state. And as we've mentioned many times in the past, caucuses don't improve in popularity as people experience them.

But they're cheap and the parties pay for them. Why should the taxpayers foot the bill so a political party can pick their candidate?

So on Tuesday, while we're watching less than a third of the active voters in the county (a smaller …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 14, 2012 03:22PM Published Jun 14, 2012 03:16PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.