How Shutting Washington, D.C. Out of the Presidential Primary Process Hurts Black and Urban America
By Ryan Griffin, Research Fellow
Published May 31st 2006
This report makes clear the extent to which the preferences of black and urban voters are under-represented in the nomination process. It then argues that an early primary in Washington, D.C. is the only way to give these loyal Democratic constituencies an effective voice in the 2008 nomination.
[ Give D.C. a First Say ] Rob Richie and Ryan Griffin make the case for an early D.C. primary in the Washington Post.
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