top-two primary

Jefferson Exchange | October 18, 2013
10:32 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Bringing Open Primaries Up For A Vote In Oregon

Ballot counting in a previous election.
Credit cursedthing/flickr

California used its top-two primary system for the first time in the 2012 elections. 

All the candidate run in the same primary, and the top two vote-getters--regardless of party--face each other in the general election. 

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