The Maldonado Effect
Perhaps most controversial of Maldonado’s terms … was that the Legislature sponsor a ballot measure calling for open primaries. Such a proposition would mean the top two vote-getters in a primary election, regardless of their party, advance to the general election.
Nate Silver chimes in, outlining the implications of what Maldonado hath wrought.
(And no, Nate, I don’t want to live in the “land of a thousand Liebermans.” But I wouldn’t mind staking a homestead in the land of a thousand Nelsons and Collinses.)