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  •  #3 seems especially important... (8+ / 0-)

    A principal complaint about 2010 was some poor national and state Party choices of candidates to put forward and support...

    Can we expect improvement in this area for 2012?

    How can the grassroots most effectively influence this?

    Democracy is the most fundamental revolutionary principle. Information is the ultimate key.

    by Radical def on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 09:46:05 AM PDT

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    •  Democratic parties must avoid (4+ / 0-)

      putting forth the candidates who seem most like Republicans — conservative will vote for the REAL Republican every time. This is a sore spot for me because it's part of the reason WHY we have Governor Kasich in Ohio right now. Many faithful activists were discouraged by the party's slating for statewide office of an anti-gay, anti-gay radical who was to the right of most Republicans.

      Jennifer Brunner for Governor of Ohio 2014

      by anastasia p on Thu Apr 14, 2011 at 10:34:57 AM PDT

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