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VIDEO: How Partisan Primary Elections Violate Your Right to Vote

Whether you support political parties or not, one thing we should all agree on is that the public election process should serve voters.

Over the course of our history, voter discrimination has taken many forms. Today, both parties have engaged in a “voting rights” debate related to “voter access” and “voter fraud.” But rarely do we ask fundamental questions about the process itself, like why do our representatives seem to serve their party more than the voters in the first place?

The Independent Voter Project produced a short video explaining the power the two major parties have over the voting process in many states:

Note: This post originally published on IVN News on September 30, 2015.