Primaries

  • 04.16.18

    Unaffiliated Primary Voters

    Almost half (46%) of Americans are independents. Yet, many voters are barred from participating in primary contests due to their party affiliation or lack thereof. The Sanders Institute and founding fellow Senator Nina Turner explain why unaffiliated voters are disenfranchised in many states across the country....

    Almost half (46%) of Americans are independents. Yet, many voters are barred from participating in primary contests due to their party affiliation or lack thereof. 

    The Sanders Institute and founding fellow Senator Nina Turner explain why unaffiliated voters are disenfranchised in many states across the country.

  • 01.26.16

    No Way To Pick A President? Here Are 6 Other Ways To Do It

    Many agree that the U.S. primary system is not perfect. There has been frequent criticism of the primary system, but little has changed to fix the overall system. This article outlines some of the new primary systems that have been proposed over the years, the overall outline, who has promoted it, the pros, and t...Read More