Um… a federal district judge has tossed out the “top-two” primary enacted by Initiative 872.
In a 40-page ruling, Judge Thomas Zilly said the state cannot allow voters to skip back and forth along party lines as they pick a favorite candidate for each office. Nor can it allow candidates to identify themselves by party without that party’s approval, the ruling said.
More when I know more….
I haven’t had time to read it yet, but here’s a link to the ruling.
I’ll join my friend Stefan in making the editorial statement, “good.”