Democrat and Republican ballots contain questions this election
Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:00 am
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(May 7, 2014) — Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:00 am
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As early voting gets under way this week, many will be casting their ballots early
to avoid long lines on the day of the primary election.
Voters in the May 20 Primary will be asked to choose a Republican or a Democrat ballot,
and on those, they can expect to see ballot questions.
“On May 20, both party primary ballots will have questions approved by each state
party committee,” said Dr. Kerwin Swint, professor of political science and interim
chair of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs at Kennesaw
State University. “The purpose of these primary election ballot questions is to gauge
the level of party members’ support for various ideas and initiatives the party is
interested in pursuing. It can also be used to build support and momentum for policies
the party is pushing.” …
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