Tag Archives: primaries

In order to save democracy, we had to destroy it

I’m not instinctively opposed to the idea of using primaries to select candidates – and I do think we need to be looking at ways to open up the internal processes of political parties more – but since Open Up launched their campaign for everyone to have primaries, there have been some interesting responses from […]

On primaries

All the talk about changing British politics recently has got me thinking about primary elections, especially as they’ve been mentioned by many people as a way to open up the political process. Of course, as a supporter of the Single Transferable Vote, I’m not necessarily convinced they are the best way, but I have seen […]