5 Things You Should Know About Primary Elections

To outside observers, the US primary elections can seem pretty confusing. So how do political parties use this system to select candidates – and why do critics feel the process is so corrupt?

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Sources & Links:

http://people.howstuffworks.com/superdelegate.htm

http://people.howstuffworks.com/primary.htm

http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/fixgov/posts/2016/03/12-brokered-republican-convention-kamarck

http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/02/04/contested-presidential-conventions-and-why-parties-try-to-avoid-them/

http://bipartisanpolicy.org/library/national-primary-turnout-hits-new-record-low/

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-way-america-picks-presidential-nominees-is-dumb-20160216

https://represent.us/action/callit/

https://web.archive.org/web/20081127130726/http://public.cq.com/docs/cqw/weeklyreport110-000002675899.html

Watch a replay of Fox News’ prime-time presidential debate
http://video.foxnews.com/v/4406746003001

Obama DNC speech: Romney, Ryan ‘new’ to foreign policy
CNN | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yTq2EIbTHg

Election 2012 | Presidential Debate Moments | The New York Times
The New York Times | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY1GvXXWdHA

Elizabeth Warren says ‘the system is rigged’
CNN | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOCFhYFtMPg

Paul Ryan says Mitt Romney plans to repeal Obamacare
CNN | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vBF0wLp1jM

RNC declares Romney and Ryan nominees
CNN | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1IQK65epII

Sen. Hillary Clinton Suspends Roll Call Vote
C-SPAN | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xngbl3HQs-Y

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