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Two-Party Rule: How ‘Top-Two’ Primaries, Like in California, Eliminate Third Parties From the Ballot

Last April, partisanship reached new extremes in the Montana Legislature. Democratic lawmakers, shouting and pounding their desks, drowned out the Republican majority’s attempts to read Senate Bill 408. Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, called the partisan warfare “worse than Washington, D.C.” The bill, which passed on a party-line vote, sent to the November 2014 ballot […]