Should Iowa be the first state every time?
Should New Hampshire always host the first primary?
Should South Carolina always be the first Southern state?
Should Florida always be the first mega-state?
Should individual states maneuver in self-interest to push the primary calendar into early January (and potentially even before then)?
Should a straw poll at least 5 months prior to any delegates being selected be so important as to cause a candidate to drop out of the race?
Should the selection of delegates have no rhyme or reason from state to state (some winner-take-all, others proportional, others merely a beauty contest with no impact on delegate selection)?
Should members of one party be able to vote in the other party’s nomination process?
Should some candidates be excluded from the ballot in some states?
Is the current presidential nomination process worthy of the Office it seeks to fill?
Presidential Nomination Solution:
Given the 2008 nomination results on both sides (the collapse to a quick decision for McCain and the prolonged grudge match of Clinton-Obama) and the spectacle that was 2012 for the Republicans, it is abundantly clear that we need a significant overhaul of the process – one upon which both Democrats and Republicans (as well as the general population) should be able to agree. The current process is so fundamentally flawed that settling for just a few tweaks will not do.
This site proposes a straightforward, comprehensive solution that delivers these features: