Joe D: Open Primaries in Connecticut?

Joe D'Ambrosio
August 28, 2018 - 2:25 pm

Chris Powell, columnist for the Journal Inquirer, discusses with Joe D how if open primaries were allowed in Connecticut he believes they would replace democracy with elitism. What does he mean by this? Powell points to the Republican gubernatorial primary elections as a prime example. Why does Powell believe open primaries to be a negative?