Briefing: Our Broken Congressional Primaries

Congressional primaries for the 2022 election cycle will begin in a matter of weeks. These increasingly crowded contests will provide fresh evidence of the corrosive impact of vote-splitting on our electoral system.

Vote-splitting at the congressional level is a growing problem that feeds the current dysfunction. CES staff has conducted a historical review to shed light on this overlooked factor.

Read more about the implications of increasingly ‘crowded’ U.S. Congressional primaries.