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  •  That's a symptom not a cause (0+ / 0-)

    it's lack of name rec that allows lazy and or bad candidates to sneak through. Straight ticket voting probably just causes less undervoting and helps parties in areas that are very favorable to their party already.

    Think of local non-partisan elections or even statewide non-partisan ones, do we really think that as a whole the people elected are better candidates than those running for partisan office? No probably not.

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