I’ve been following the Count My Vote issue in Utah for a while now. It took me a while to come to understand exactly what the issues/complaints were and why there was an effort to change them. Eventually I came to this conclusion:
Count My Vote is generally supported by two types of people – 1)Political types who have or have access to big money and 2)People who are disenfranchised by the views of the politicians being selected and who believe that in an open primary they would be better represented.
The Caucus System is generally supported by those who 1)Want to see the everyday person, not the elite, have an equal and fair chance at being put in office 2)Believe in a representative form of government vs. a majority rules or democracy. Continue reading