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Let All Voters Vote: Live Discussion with Open Primaries

Did you know that not all voters are allowed to exercise their right in primary elections? If you’re registered as an independent, you may not be able to vote in primary elections if you live in a state that has closed primaries. The 2016 presidential primary left out 26.3 million independent voters.

In this live discussion with Jeremy Gruber, Senior Vice President of the nonpartisan nonprofit Open Primaries, we talk about why he believes open primaries make for more representative elections and the work they’re doing to get open primaries implemented across the country.